February 11, (THEWILL) – The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) has appointed its first female Acting Registrar/Chief Executive, Mrs. Afolake Olawumi Oso.
This was announced by the CITN Director, Corporate and Internal Services, Mrs Oyeronke Ojo, in a press release.
Mrs. Oso has been associated with CITN since 2008, when she joined the organization as a Manager in the Research department.
Over the years, she has held several positions, including Ag. Head Education and Research, Head of the Corporate Affairs Department, and Deputy Director of Corporate Services, Membership and External Relations.
Speaking on the appointment, Mrs Ojo said, “In a bid to further restructure and rebrand the Institute, a repositioning exercise was carried out by Council and following her exceptional performance, she was appointed as Deputy Registrar, Technical and Professional Services in 2021 and she was serving in that capacity till she was appointed as the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive of the Institute.”
Mrs. Oso is a Lawyer by profession and her hobbies include reading and singing. She is happily married and blessed with children.
Mrs Ojo congratulated Mrs Oso on her appointment and wished her success in her new capacity.
The appointment of Mrs Oso has been hailed as a significant step in promoting gender diversity in the workplace.