The organized private sector expressed satisfaction at the appointment of Hajiya Muheeba Dankaka as chairman of the board of the Federal Character Commission (FCC).
In separate letters addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FEWACCI) and the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce of Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) described it as a significant gesture for the Organized Private Sector in Nigeria and the West African Sub-region in general.
The letter, signed by its CEO, Aminou Akadiri, on behalf of its President, Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, added that the regional agency's interactions with Hajiya Dankaka, through the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) always were healthy and productive and “we can attest to their diligence and depth of experience cultivated by their consistent participation in the organized private sector in Nigeria for over 40 years and their excellent performance in various leadership positions, including as the immediate past president of the Trade, Industry, Mines and Agriculture of Kaduna KADCCIMA Nigeria. "
According to Akadiri, Dankaka has earned his reputation as an exceptional business leader, with huge advances in business development, advocacy, governance and companies, and Women's Economic Empowerment is well documented in Nigeria, West Africa and beyond.
“Hajiya Dankaka is equipped with all the skills and qualities necessary to flourish in her new office, as“ once again we express our thanks for this opportunity for a member of the Organized Private Sector to positively impact the Public Sector.
“We sincerely hope that there will be more collaboration in the future between the public and private sectors, for the mutual benefit and well-being of the good people of Nigeria and the West African sub-region.
NACCIMA, in his letter, stated that Dankaka's profound experience at the height of business prepared her to occupy leadership positions in various organizations and business associations, including KADCIMMA, where she served as President and as an executive member of the Northern Coalition Chambers of United States. Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (CONSCCIMA).
“Hajiya Dankaka is certainly an experienced private sector leader and entrepreneur who has made significant contributions to business growth and development in the private sector and productivity in Nigeria and West Africa.
“Her appointment is therefore a step in the right direction by her administration.
“It is also an acknowledgment of the ability of a prominent member of the OPSN to pilot the affairs of relevant national institutions, such as the FCC, in the quest to ensure inclusive growth and development across the Federation.
“Undoubtedly, Hajiya Dankaka's excellent record in the private sector informed his appointment as technocrat in his administration, in the spirit of the Public-Private Partnership promoted by His Excellency's Administration.
"We hereby promise uninterrupted support and cooperation from the entire OPSN to Hajiya Dankaka in his new appointment, while we look forward to the rapid confirmation of his appointment by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria."