National Productivity Centre (NNPC) Set To Partner Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) To Boost The Productivity Of Abuja BusinessesJuly 20, 2023
CENTRE TRAINS STAFF OF FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY CORPS (FRSC) & NPC STAFF ON PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT AND EFFECTIVE SERVICE DELIVERY TRAINING WHICH HELD AT THE CONFERENCE ROOM, NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY CENTRE FROM 20TH – 22ND JUNE 2023.July 20, 2023
The Centre celebrates Akwa-Ibom State Productivity Day with the Government and People of the State as part of her mandate and annual event in the State. The celebration marks the 20th edition since inception in 21st Febraury, 1991. The event is a nationwide celebration to awaken the consciousness of individuals and organizations to productivity and rekindle the nation’s commitment to productivity initiatives and activities.
Engr. Celestine Abua (3rd Right) Dr. Nasir O. Raji-Mustapha DG-NPC (middle), Elder Effiong Essien Head of Civil Service, Akwa-Ibom (3rd Left).
The Centre has engaged the people of Akwa-Ibom State to underscore the very importance of productivity and its improvement practices on the individuals and organizations of the State. Speaking during the one (1) Day event in Uyo, the Director-General, Dr. Nasir Olaitan Raji-Mustapha took time to explain the importance and imperatives of productivity in the state while emphasizing that No society can develop beyond the level of their productivity.
The issues of creativity, innovation, efficiency, effectiveness, and quality were discussed at the one day event with theme: “Diversification of the Nigerian Economy: The Productivity Imperative”.
The Celebration of Productivity Day has certain and specific objectives such as:
i. To institutionalize productivity Consciousness and excellence in service among workers and organizations in both the public and private sectors in Nigeria; emphasizing on hardwork, high performance, efficiency, discipline, dedication, humility and patriotism.
ii. To accord workers and organizations proper and due recognition for hardwork, high productivity and research achievements.
iii. To identify, recognize and reward productive workers and organizations in both the public and private sector of the economy.
The Director-General of the Centre showered praises on the Government of Akwa-Ibom State for their support in the establishment of the State Office last year and the prosecution of the 2nd Productivity Day Celebration and Workshop in the State. It shows the readiness of the state for socio-economic developmental initiatives of the Federal Government.
(Dr. Nasir Raji-Mustapha delivering the welcome address at the Akwa-Ibom State Productivity Day Celebration in Uyo.)
Dr. Raji-Mustapha urged the good people of Akwa-Ibom State, the Government and Corporate Organizations to take advantage of the Productivity & Quality Improvement Programme (P&QIP) of the Centre in turning around the fortunes of their organizations through the deployment of productivity tools and techniques. In his words “The State and all other organizations would benefit a lot form the intervention programme in eliminating waste, increasing productivity, improving quality and enhancing satisfaction from goods and services leading to the overall wellbeing of the entire State”. The Representative of the Executive Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Elder Effiong Essien, and the Head of the Civil Service thanked the National Productivity Service and their impact so far on the state. He pledged the continuous support of the state government to ensure that the message and improvement activity of productivity reaches the grassroots in Akwa-Ibom State.