Landmark University final-year student of Accounting, Mr Oluwatobi Oladiran emerged one of the top three (3) global affiliates of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Nigeria at the December 2016 Examination sitting.

During the presentation of the award at the Event Centre, Alausa, Ikeja Lagos to him on 15th March, 2017, the Head, ACCA Nigeria, Mr Olatunji Oyeleye noted that the story of Oladiran is noteworthy and inspiring, as he has completed all the stages of the ACCA even as a student “this is enough to motivate other students on their membership journey”.

Mr Oladiran pursued this milestone as a result of his passion for success in the accounting career. He had earlier fulfilled the requirements of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) for membership. According to Mr Oladiran, the certified status conferred on him by the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) was as a result of the University’s continuous effort towards full career attainment for any student who passes through the University.

  • L-R The Head, ACCA Nigeria, Mr Olatunji Oyeleye, Mr Oluwatobi Oladiran, and Assistant General Manager, Zenith Bank, Mrs Chinwe Iloghalre during the presentation of the award
L-R The Head, ACCA Nigeria, Mr Olatunji Oyeleye, Mr Oluwatobi Oladiran, and Assistant General Manager, Zenith Bank, Mrs Chinwe Iloghalre during the presentation of the award1
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Sharing his experience on how the University has assisted in making his dream come true, Oladiran pointed out that, the conducive learning environment coupled with well-equipped Centre for Learning Resources (University Library) and high-profiled Faculty were major factors that led to his success story. He added that despite the workload and time challenges he faced during the period of ICAN and ACCA examinations, the factors highlighted above encouraged him to be focused on his academic pursuit.

He expressed gratitude to Landmark University for impacting him positively via her collaborations with ICAN and ACCA. Landmark University is also in collaboration with other professional regulatory bodies of national and international repute such as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) etcetera instituted to ascertain best practices in the various fields of academic endeavour. Landmark University continues to promote an inspiring ambience for raising the global leaders of tomorrow.