Women Group & Youth Council

NACCIMA is proud of two sectoral groups – the NACCIMA Women Group (NAWORG) and NACCIMA Youth Council. These groups have made giant strides in their sectors.



In furtherance of NACCIMA’s role as a proactive voice on key business issues and legislations specific to women, the NACCIMA Women Group was constituted by the Executive Committee of NACCIMA on the 7th, of December 2005 as one of the Trade Groups of the Association.

Since its inception, NAWORG has coordinated and participated in various activities within Nigeria and the ECOWAS sub-region. NAWORG has organized trade missions to Liberia; participated in Nigeria – Benin joint trade fair; an organized workshop for women across the West African sub-region; participated in the 1st ECOWAS business summit held in Accra Ghana as well as the Joint Trade Fair with the Republic of Benin.

The membership of the group is open to all women within the Chamber’s development. The group has the mandate to coordinate the activities of women not only within the Chamber’s development but women across the West African sub-region.

Its mandate includes but is not limited to:

  • Facilitate women’s participation in commerce and governance.
  • Identify profitable business and market opportunities for members.
  • Access loans and business information for members.
  • Facilitate trade among women in the Chamber’s development within the ECOWAS sub-region and globally.
  • Organize an annual trade exhibition tagged “NIWEX”.

NACCIMA Youth Council

The NACCIMA Youth Council was established in line with NACCIMA’s cardinal objective of investment in the youth and economic future of Nigeria.

The NACCIMA Youth Council is a vibrant and empowered council that enhances youth empowerment for self-actualization. The Council educates and trains youth with the knowledge and skills of business and entrepreneurship to equip them for effective participation in Sustainable National Development.

The objectives of the Council include the following:

  • Educate and train youth in business, vocational training and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills.
  • Facilitate youth employment for active participation in National Development.
  • Support and encourage active youth participation in the process of development of policies and programmes pertaining to doing business in Nigeria.
  • Facilitate the socio-economic and cultural development of youths in the country.
  • Facilitate youth networking and exchange at National and International Levels.
  • Promote networking with other National youth bodies and youth organizations abroad with similar objectives