Praveen Bhasin Bows Out of Accounting Practice

Praveen Bhasin, Managing Partner, Horwath Dafinone, has retired from
the practice of accounting after thirty four years of meritorious
service in the firm.

Praveen joined the practice on 2nd October, 1979 as a newly qualified
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
having completed his articles with Hays Allan in London. He was
appointed a partner in 1982 and managing partner on the firm on 12th
March, 1997.

At a well-attended cocktail party Friday night to honour Praveen,
renowned accountant, Senator David Dafinone, Deputy Partner and
Democratic Peoples Party’s candidate in the last senatorial election
in Delta Central, Chief Ede Dafinone and others thanked him for his
dedication and hard work.

The accounting firm also named a new managing partner and Chief
Operating Officer. Mr. Igho Dafinone, who was until Friday night the
head, tax department was promoted managing Partner, while Dr. Daphne
Terri Dafinone, the partner in charge of corporate governance for the
firm has been moved up to Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Igho Dafinone, a 1980 graduate of University of Manchester joined
the firm in 1987 from Touche Ross & Co. in London and has had 26 years
of professional experience. Over the years, he has been involved as
the engagement partner on several change engagements, which have
included company restructuring and strategic planning. He specialises
in tax consultancy and has core expertise in the Public Sector,
banking and financial institutions.

Daphne Dafinone, a partner in charge of corporate governance joined
the firm in 1990 from KPMG London and has had 24years of professional
experience. Over the years, she has been involved as the engagement
partner on several change engagements, which have included company
restructuring and strategic planning. She specialises in corporate
governance consultancy and has core expertise in the publicly quoted
companies.

Horwath Dafinone is one of the largest indigenous accounting and
consulting firms in Nigeria. The organization assists public and
private company clients in reaching their goals through audit, tax,
advisory, risk and performance services. With over 100 personnel, the
firm serves clients throughout Nigeria and worldwide as an independent
member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest networks in
the world, consisting of more than 140 independent accounting and
management consulting firms with offices in more than 400 cities
around the world.

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