The President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Nike Akande, has commended women entrepreneurs for their resilience and doggedness.
Akande, who was represented by the Chairperson of the LCCI Women Group, Agnes Shobajo, gave this commendation during the chamber’s women group’s third annual conference themed, “Women as change agents: Towards tax compliant society.”
She said, “The Nigerian woman has come a long way through peculiar challenges in the business and family fronts. Interestingly too, Nigerian women have remained resilient and dogged their quest for survival even when placed side by side by their male counterparts in professions usually designated as ‘men-only’.
“Today, we celebrate the increasing recognition given to women due to their unique role in poverty reduction and entrepreneurship across the globe. Many international development finance organisations like the World Bank, International Labour…