Economists Institute non-performing members to lose certificates


ICEN members

The Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN), has threatened to revoke the certificates of non-performing members.

The President of the institute, Prof Ejiofor Chinedum, made this known at his swearing-in ceremony as ninth president of the institute alongside newly-elected council members in Abuja on Saturday.

He said the revocation of certificates was one of his administration’s cardinal focus in view of the fact that some members only used the institute to boost their profile in their various endeavours.

Ejiofor, who said membership of the institute cut across different professionals including agricultural economists, noted that the institute was a serious body and should be taken seriously.

“We want to move ICEN from theory to practical.

“Before now our members were more involved in research work and policy formulation. However, the practical aspect of economists is of a low percentage.

“There is no economy that will ever go far without the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper