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Public Service Institute of Nigeria



The Administrator, Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), Dr. Abdul-Ganiyu Obatoyinbo has called for stronger relationship between the Institute and the Nigerian Law School.

He said this on the backdrop that both Institutions impart knowledge.
Dr. Obatoyinbo made this call during a courtesy visit on the Director-General of the School, Professor Isa Hayatu Chiroma. The Administrator congratulated Professor Chiroma on his appointment as the Director General of the Nigerian Law and the excellent job he has done within the short time.

In his address, Dr. Obatoyinbo informed the Director General that PSIN is a Government Agency with a clear mandate to provide competency-based and demand driven training to Public Servants using information and cutting-edge technology services in order to enhance their professional technical and managerial and leadership capabilities.
Speaking further, the Administrator pointed out that as Institution of learning, staff need to constantly undergo training in order to equip them for maximum performance. He informed the Director General that since assumption of office 12 months ago, he has initiated the process to transform, reposition, rebrand and Launch the Institute for profitability, proficiency and to be Value Driven not just in Nigeria but globally.
He said the Institute’s curriculum has been reviewed with extension of faculty to cover ICT, entrepreneurship and skills acquisition. He told the Director General that the Institute does not offer blanket courses but rather undertakes Training Needs Assessment (TNA) so as to design a customized training for every client. He noted that as Public Servants, staff need to know the public service rules, processes and regulations in order to enhance their performance and productivity while in service.
Dr. Obatoyinbo informed Prof. Chiroma that the PSIN is known for integrity and transparency which is why most organizations rely on the Institute to conducted their promotion examinations and recruitment exercises.
He told the Director General that the rehabilitation of the 250 rooms accommodation is almost completed in addition to the existing 108 rooms guest house as well as sporting facilities. The Administrator urged him to take full advantage of the proximity of the Nigerian Law School to the Institute by sending students to the Institute for ea study tour.
He assured the Director General that the Nigeria Law School has a partner in PSIN and that at PSIN, trainings are aimed at raising Public Servants to imbibe the culture of being Efficient, Productive, Incorruptible and Citizen-Centred (EPIC).
Welcoming his guests, professor Hayatu, expressed appreciation to the Administration and noted that he could not have chosen a better time to visit. He said he believes strongly in training and re-training of staff adding that as an Institute with the mandate to train and build capacity of Public Servants, he believes that training programmes can be worked out to fit the available resources.
In her vote of thanks, the Director of Personnel Services, Mrs. Rita Are, confidently said she can vouch for PSIN’s integrity. She, therefore, prayed that the relationship should be stronger.

Ekaete Umo
Head (Press & Public Relations)

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