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For a long time, since the independence of the country, some highly placed and well-meaning Nigerians identified the need for the creation of a unified body of professionals to render advise to government on national policy issues. On matters of business, commerce, industry and labour, the opinions of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), the Manufacturers Association of Nigerian (MAN) and the National Employers Consultative Association (NECA) are frequently sought by Government before major policy decisions are taken or implementation made.

To see excellence and integrity premate and regulate all aspects of our life; locally, nationally, and internationally.
Engr. (Chief) Olumuyiwa Alade Ajibola, FNSE, FAEng
President APBN

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Brief history about us

… APBN was given official Federal Government recognition as the third leg of the tripod of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) in January, 1992. however, the activities of APBN started far back in 1983. APBN is actively involved in promoting and enhancing the status of professional bodies by ensuring maximal utilization of the talent, skills and knowledge of the Nigerian professionals. APBN believes that human welfare problems are multi-dimensional in nature and for this reason it employs a multidisciplinary approach to problem solving…

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