NEPAD NIGERIA BOSS CALLS FOR SYNERGY AMONG STAFF TO DELIVER ON HER MANDATE


...As Staff Training Winds Up in Abuja

Staff of NEPAD Nigeria have been called upon to offer their total support for the delivery of the mandate of the new National Coordinator and Chief Executive Officer,Hon.(Princess)Gloria Akobundu.

Making the above call,Wednesday,in Abuja as part of ceremonies marking the end of a 3-day staff training organised to orientate the Agency's staff with the 4-year vision of the NEPAD Nigeria boss,organisers of the training said understanding and internalising the demands of the vision were key to its realisation .

In her keynote address, which preceded her presentation on The Strategic Framework for the Realisation of the 4-R Agenda,Princess Akobundu stressed the strategic importance planning and good work ethics play in the delivery of organisational goals.
NEPAD NIGERIA BOSS CALLS FOR SYNERGY AMONG STAFF TO DELIVER ON HER MANDATE
In her words:
"We must realise that, to turn in results that will make us succeed here, we must be able to think outside the box.We must be able to apply private sector mindset to drive the vision of NEPAD in a way that the Agency would leverage on its strengths to achieve public-private partnerships that can even sustain us beyond any allocation from government."

Emphasising the need to participate actively in the activities of the Agency by all cadres of staff,the NEPAD CEO maintained that,that was the only way for the Agency to continue to breed a crop of successive staff that are equipped to handle the challenges of the future.

Parts of the highlights of the occasion were the presentation of the 4-R Agenda and some of the special programmes and projects of NEPAD Nigeria in the in-coming year. These include:The Green House and Agric Hub,which,according to the NEPAD Nigeria boss,would be set up in partnership with governments at different levels and institutions in the nation's six geopolitical zones and other areas across the country.

As part of galvanising the staff into action,the creation of different Committees was announced.Some of the Committees include:Committees on Agriculture;Foreign Affairs;Media and Protocol;Women Affairs;Police and many others.According to Princess Akobundu,all the Committees so created were to report to a central Economic Team,h chaired by one of her Advisers,Prince(Dr.)Charles Onuoha and had all the Directors and their Deputies as members.

Others who spoke at the event include: the recently redeployed Director of Admin.and Finance,Dr.Adigwe;Special Adviser to the CEO and Chairman of the Economic Team,Prince(Dr.)(Charles Onuoha;Dr. Iyk Oji as well as the  Chairman of labour union at the Agency,Alh. Aliyu Abubakar.They each extolled the vision of the new NEPAD CEO and called on staff to endeavour to key into what they described as her laudable goals.

 


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