ICAN District Societies (2024 Directory)

In this article, we will be sharing the complete list of 2024 ICAN District societies. We will share the contact details of chairpersons and secretaries for each district society. I hope you find it useful.


List of ICAN District Societies 2024


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ICAN District society plays an important role. It handles the organisation of social and professional projects of ICAN members in every aspect of the economy. Presently, ICAN has over 60 district societies in all states of the federation. It also has branches overseas, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Cameroun and Malaysia.

There is also a female body working as a district branch known as the Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN). The organisation is saddled with the responsibility of coordinating impactful programmes that are rooted in promoting and benefiting female accountants.


ICAN District Societies



Why join an ICAN District Society in 2024

It is compulsory for all ICAN members to join and partake in the projects of a district society. In fact, there is a synergy between the district society and the body.

As an ICAN member, belonging to a district enables you to show off, nurture and harness your talents and knowledge. Here are other reasons you should join an ICAN District society:

  1. It is a platform to meet many young and intelligent chartered accountants.
  2. You can enjoy impactful workshops and symposiums at no cost.
  3. Meet your Mandatory Continuing Professional Development credit hours, which is a “must” for all ICAN members via regular attendance of training and meetings.
  4. Get sponsored to attend ICAN conferences and training programmes.
  5. Find a mentorship programme for guidance, support and expertise transfer.
  6. Get access to employment opportunities and career advancement projects.
  7. Benefit from enriching welfare programmes.

Purpose and Function of ICAN District Societies

ICAN District Societies serve as local chapters or branches of the institute. Their primary objectives include:

  1. Community Building: District Societies bring together chartered accountants, students, and other stakeholders within a specific geographical area. They create a sense of belonging and camaraderie among professionals.
  2. Continuing Professional Development (CPD): These societies organize seminars, workshops, and conferences to enhance members’ knowledge and skills. CPD events cover various topics such as tax, audit, financial reporting, and emerging trends.
  3. Networking Opportunities: District Societies facilitate networking among members, allowing them to exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and build professional relationships.
  4. Advocacy and Representation: Societies advocate for the interests of their members at the local level. They engage with government bodies, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders to address relevant issues.

Directory of Some Prominent ICAN District Societies

Let’s explore some of the prominent ICAN District Societies:

Ikeja & District Society of ICAN (IDSICAN):

Mission and Vision:

IDSICAN aims to promote excellence in accounting practice, education, and professional ethics. It envisions a community of competent and ethical accountants.


IDSICAN hosts events, including tax seminars, paper presentations, and annual general meetings. Their website provides resources and updates for members.

Alimosho & District Society of ICAN:

Alimosho Society actively engages its members through various initiatives.

Contact Information:

Address: 172, Idimu Road, Seliat Bus Stop, Egbeda, Lagos State

Email: tundeadesokan75@yahoo.com

District Coordinator: Mr. Henry Kingsley Ibhade (hkibhade@yahoo.com)


ICAN District Societies collectively contribute to the growth and vibrancy of the accounting profession in Nigeria. By fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and professional development, they empower accountants to excel in their careers.

For more information, visit the official ICAN website.


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