The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, says says will introduce computer-based examinations for students in Nigeria and abroad.
Mallam Tijani Isa stated this in his acceptance speech after being sworn-in as the 58th President of ICAN.
He said the recent Covid-19 lockdown had shown that many businesses could be remotely conducted and the institute would ensure a virtual year-round taking of exams.
Mallam Isa said he would uphold the values of the institute and ensure that members were gainfully employed.
He the institute under his leadership would partner the government to tackle socio-economic issues such as poverty, unemployment and rising inflation.
The new President takes over from Mrs. Comfort Eyitayo under whom he served as the Vice President of the institute.
Mallam Isa becomes the sixth ICAN President from the Northern part of the country and the third from Jigawa State.
By Barnabas Hunjo