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Nigeria: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inaugurates New Council and New President



Prince Adetokunbo Kayode (SAN) has assumed office as the New President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry with chief Chris Ndibe also elected into the fifteen man council of the chamber.

Prince Kayode, until his assumption of office was the first Deputy President of the chamber to Barr. Tony Ejinkeonye. Following the already established succession process, he succeeded Tony Ejinkeonye who completed his 3-years term in office.

Prince Kayode holds Bachelor of law degree from the University of Lagos and was counsel to the federal Government, the People’s Democratic Party and the independent Electoral commission. He was a Minister of Culture and Tourism, Labour and Productivity, Defence, and Attorney General of the Federation.
ACCI newly elected President Prince Adetokunbo Kayode delivering his inaugural speech



At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Chamber which took place in Abuja, the legal luminary said he was overwhelmed at the show of solidarity extended to him by Council, Executive, members, partners, management and staff of the chamber during the years he served as the First Deputy President pointing out that he will use the wealth of experience gathered from his track record of private legal practice, public service as well as the key roles he has played in the Organized Private Sector (OPS) to elevate the Chamber to enviable heights.

At the same occasion, the Executive Secretary of African Free Zone Association and the Chairman/CEO of Carlcon Group, Chief Chris Ndibe was elected member of the council of the chamber.

Chief Chris Ndibe holds a First and Master’s Degree from University of Nigeria, Nsukka with a second Master’s from University of Abuja. He worked and retired as a General Manager of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority before setting up his own businesses. He is a Free Zones Consultant and publisher of the first two books on Free Trade Zone in the country.

He also promised to bring his wealth of experience in Public Service and business, especially in International Trade Promotion, to the affairs of the chamber.
ACCI newly elected President with members of the Council and Executives.