PSIN CONDUCTED INDUCTION TRAINING FOR THE NEWLY RECRUITED STAFF OF NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
The newly recruited one hundred and fifty (150) staff of the North-East Development Commission, have been charged to take advantage of the induction training opportunity, to improve on their productivity and performance on their various desks, for efficient service delivery in the organisation.
The Administrator/ Chief Executive Officer, Public Service Institute of Nigeria, Dr. Abdul-Ganiyu Obatoyinbo mni, stated this at the opening ceremony of the induction training, organised by the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), for the staff of North-East Development Commission, in Abuja.
Speaking on behalf of the Administrator, Director Studies and Learning PSIN, Mrs Omobola Thomas welcomed the dignitaries led by the Chairman North-East Development Commission Gen. Paul Tarfa (rtd) to the event. She stated that for easy integration into a an existing organisation, newly recruited officers must undergo induction and orientation training to be groomed as well as function maximally in line with the organisations mode of operations.
She further stated that PSIN has a strong and outstanding Adjunct Faculty members assembled from different fields of specialisation, including serving and retired Permanent Secretaries, Serving/Retired Directors, Professors, academicians, high Skilled Professionals among others.
She assured that the two weeks intensive training will enhance the participants’ competency and skills as well as empower them to become Efficient, Productive, Incorruptible and Citizen-Centered (EPIC) in their endeavour.
According to her PSIN is committed to providing capacity building programmes targeted at meeting the needs of individual organisation, thereby ensuring needed transformation in both Public and Civil Service.
The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Deployment Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, represented by Director Humanitarian Affairs (FMHADMSD) Alhaji Ali Grema in his address stated that, at the end of the training programme the inductees are expected to have been properly informed about the Rules and Regulations guiding the Agency.
In his words “information is key and proper information about the Agency, its values, rules and regulations procedures, techniques, career prospect, will enable the inductees to have objective view of the Agency, build their confidence and settle down quickly on the Job”.
Earlier, the Managing Director/CEO North-East Development Commission (NEDC) AL haji Muhammad G. Alkali in his welcome address noted that, the induction training was predicated on the belief that lack of induction training for new officers has contributed so much to the problem of indiscipline, apathy and other attitudinal problems and low productivity encountered in the system.
He urged them to take full advantage of the opportunity that the Agency has given to them.
Head (Press & Public relations)
22nd August 2022