The Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce Industry, Mine and Agriculture (PHCCIMA) has inducted fifteen 15 new members into the Organization.
Speaking during the induction ceremony held at the Chamber Secretariat on Thursday, the President of PortHarcourt Chamber of Commerce Industry, Mine and Agriculture (PHCCIMA), Eze Sir Mike Elechi who expressed delight while welcoming new members into the Chamber, explained that the key objective of his administration was to grow and expand the membership strength of the Chamber” the three broad objective of my administration is to grow and expand the membership strength of the Chamber, our gathering here today is a testimony that PHCCIMA is growing and expanding progressively as we are already achieving our objective.
We are welcoming and inducting these quality persons representing 15 highly reputable companies from different sectors across the state into our premier and prestigious chamber”
Sir Elechi who is also the Managing Director of Vintage farms and Products maintained that PHCCIMA since its establishment over six decades ago has been meeting her objectives and completely committed to meeting the interests of members by helping them grow and diversify their Businesses.
PHCCIMA, he said is the mouthpiece of the organized private sector in Rivers State and as the umbrella body of business community and as a member of the Rivers State Ease of Doing Business Council, “we are ensuring the implementation of good policies of government geared towards ease of doing business in the state and promoting public and private sector partnership to improve the socio-economic wellbeing of the people of the state”, he said.
The PHCCIMA boss noted that the Chamber under his watch is dedicated to upholding the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Rivers State government as well as the PHCCIMA constitution, hence his charged on the newly inducted members to uphold the code of ethics and respect all laws and the constitution of the Chamber therein just as he urged the new members avail themselves the opportunity of joining trade groups that are relevant to their trade or profession and actively participate in all set-out programmes which according to him is the engine room of growth and development of the Chamber.
Responding on behalf of other inductees, Mr. Tosin Adoleye who represented Lassien Bottling Company limited thanked Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce Industry Mine and Agriculture (PHCCIMA) for finding his company and others worthy to be inducted into the Organization and promised to keep to the code of ethics and the constitution of the chambers.
Mr Adoleye added that Lassien Bottling company has denominated the street of Port Harcourt, showcasing the possibility of doing global business from Port Harcourt to other part of the world, adding that their induction into the Chamber is a new beginning for the company to make advancement just as he said that his company will make good use of Chamber platform.
The induction ceremony which coincided with PHCCIMA Members General Forum, also featured presentation on the topic “The role of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria in Business Growth and Development” by the South South Zonal Coordinator of SMEDAN, Engr. Egbuna Iloba as well as presentation of certificates to the 15 new inducted members.