Partners

Partners
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Robert Odiachi

B.Sc, FCA, ACTI

Robert Ade-Odiachi founded Robert Ade-Odiachi & Co. in 1987. A member of the Public Practice Section of ICAN, Ade-Odiachi has served as an international delegate to various professional accountants conferences in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. A 1981 graduate of University of Ibadan,  Ade-Odiachi trained and qualified with the firm of Coopers & Lybrand in 1985. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (1995) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He has 21 years of professional experience in Auditing, Accounting, Taxation and Financial Advisory Services and 19 uninterrupted years of running a practice.

Ituah Ighodalo

B. Sc FCA, ACTI, ASPM

Ituah Ighodalo founded Ighodalo & Co in 1987. He is an Associate, Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM) (1992) and the American Institute of Management (1993). A 1981 graduate of Economics and Accounting from the University of Hull, U.K., Pastor Ighodalo trained and qualified as a professional with the firm of Price Waterhouse Coopers in 1986. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (1994) and the Nigeria Institute of Taxation (2000). As former Managing Partner, Ighodalo & Co, he brings to the firm 20 years of experience in Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Human Resources and Financial Advisory Services. Pastor Ighodalo has logged 19 years of experience in running a practice.

Ladi Smith

B. Sc, FCA, FCTI, ANIM

Ladi Smith founded Smith Sule & Associates in 1997. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (1986) and the Nigerian Institute of Purchasing & Supply Management (1999). A 1979 graduate of Business Administration from the University of Lagos, Smith trained and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985 with Peat Marwick (Now KPMG). After a stint with Elf Oil Nigeria, he served in Trust House Group as Group Regional Director (1993-1997). Smith is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (1995) and a professional Tax Consultant. He has over 21 years of professional experience in Oil & Gas Consulting, Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Information Technology (MIS) and Financial Advisory roles and over 8 years experience in running a practice.

Abiodun Ariyibi

(B.Sc, MBA, FBR, FCTI, FCA) – Partner

Abiodun Ariyibi is a Partner who heads Audit and Assurance.  His wealth of experience spans over twenty-five years covering Banking, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Service industry, Non-Governmental Organizations and Public Sector.

He is a regular speaker on auditing and insolvency topics. He is a council member of Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigerian (BRIPAN) and also a Board member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria – Faculty of Audit, Investigation and Forensic Accounting.

He is an Asset Management Partner of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and also a Sponsored Individual at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Ariyibi regularly attends and speaks at various conferences, seminars and workshops locally and internationally. He is a much sought after authority on Audit and Investigation, Forensic Audit, Financial Reporting, Debt Recovery, Loan Restructure & Corporate Reorganisation, Taxation, Project Management, Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance. He has also attended leadership training in Washington D.C., USA.

He was formerly a Partner at PKF Professional Services.

Joshua Ansa

(B.Sc, MBA, ACTI, ICAN) – Partner

Joshua Ansa holds a B.Sc degree in Accountancy from Abia State University, Uturu and a Master in Business Administration degree from University of Calabar, Cross River State. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), as well as the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He served as accountant (General accounts) in Nigerian Newsprint Manufacturing Company Limited Oku Iboku, Akwa Ibom State, Transcorp Finance Representative to the Eastern Zonal Headquarters of Nigerian Telecommunications Limited in the Transnational Corporation -NITEL Transaction (Outsourced position), and Chief Finance Officer to RAEANNA Nigeria Limited (Outsourced position). He is a pioneer staff of SIAO and had held various positions in the firm. Ansa has over 12 years of professional experience both on-shore and off-shore spanning Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Financial Advisory, Financial Due diligence Review, and Business Process Review to Finance/Stock Broking Companies, Merchandising, Construction, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas and the Public Sector.

David Raggay

(M.Sc, MBA, ACTI, ACA) – Partner

David Raggay is a Chartered Accountant with degrees in Management and Accounting, He is also a Total Quality Management Trainer and international consultant.

He is a past Chairman of the Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago (ICATT) and a past member of its governing Council. David has also been Audit Committee Chairman and Board Member of financial institutions and was a member of the working Group on Emerging Economies and Small and Medium Enterprises of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that developed the IFRS for SME standards.

David was also a member of UNCTAD’s Consultative Group on Accounting by SMEs and has successfully completed audit, accounting and consulting assignments as team leader or principal consultant in several industries.