Chief Ede Dafinone has been made the Chairman of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). The renowned accountant, who is also on the Guinness Book of Records for being the family with the highest number of professional accountants, was unanimously elected at the 25th General Meeting of the Foundation in Lagos.
He replaces Ambassador Hamzat Ahmadu who held the position for 8 years. Dafinone who is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN) in England, Wales and Nigeria, is also the Chairman of the Finance and Establishment Committee and has been the Treasurer of the Foundation since 1989. He will be steering the affairs of the council for three years.
Other members of the National Executive Council elected at the occasion were Former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, Former Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism and Inter-Governmental Relations, Disun Holloway, Dr. Adetokunbo Alakija and Mrs. Bunmi Adeniji. Some other members of the Council were also reelected.