Emmanuel Ijewere is one of Nigeria’s most eminent businessmen with extensive experience and interests across the banking, finance and agricultural spectrums. He is a past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Institute of Directors (IOD), and the Nigerian Red Cross. Born in 1946, his education took him from Lagos to Ijebu-Ode, Cameroon and the UK.
He started his accounting career in 1965 with Coopers & Lybrand and set up his chartered accountancy firm in Nigeria in 1979 called Ijewere & co. This has since established itself as one of the most respected indigenous accountancy firms and tax consultants in the country. Emmanuel Ijewere’s
Chairmanships and Directorships are numerous, namely; Best Foods Group, Emson, Nigeria Agribusiness Group, Drum Resources Nigeria Limited, Apel Capital & Trust Limited, Countrywide Direct Mortgage Company, Kerildbert Holdings, Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) and Gemini Pharmaceuticals.
His National Assignments have included Chairmanships of the Agriculture and Food Security Commission and the Modified Value Added Tax Committee. He is a member of the National Economic Forum, the International Investment Council (HIIC) and was a member of Agricultural Transformation Implementation Council (ATIC) under past President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s Chairmanship.
He also served as a resource person on Agriculture to the Buhari Transition committee and is currently the National coordinator of Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NAGB), the umbrella body for Agriculture in Nigeria.
We are very honoured to have such a highly respected individual as the Chairman of Rosaab International Limited.