Story by Cleopatra Eki
The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) proudly hosted the Presidential Inauguration Dinner recently marking the swearing-in of Ray Atelly, FRPA, as the 18th President of the leading bilateral chamber of commerce in Nigeria.
The prestigious dinner, held at the exquisite Jasmine and Iris Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, brought together a distinguished gathering of guests, political leaders, and prominent figures from across the nation to celebrate the commencement of a new era in the chamber’s leadership.
President Ray Atelly, frpa, delivered an inspiring inaugural address outlining the vision of his administration. He announced the launch of the President’s Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Development Centre, a testament to the commitment to empower and uplift entrepreneurs.
Additionally, the grand unveiling of the NBCC MSME Ideathon competition was introduced, inviting participants to share innovative ideas and practical solutions to entrepreneurship challenges across various sectors.
The NBCC, as the foremost bilateral chamber of commerce in Nigeria, has a mission to continuously encourage and promote mutually beneficial trade relations between Nigeria and Britain. The evening served as an ode to unity, diversity, and the democratic spirit that has defined the 46-year-old organization. Guests were treated to an exquisite culinary experience, featuring a menu that reflected the rich tapestry of Nigerian and British culture, emphasizing the administration’s commitment to inclusivity.
The event’s highlights featured captivating performances, including music, dance, and spoken word presentations, adding an extra layer of celebration to the historic occasion. As the NBCC embarks on this new chapter, all eyes are on President Ray Atelly, frpa, and the positive impact expected from his leadership and vision for the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce.