National Productivity Centre (NPC) Signs Memorandum Of Understanding  With The National Association Of Chambers Of Commerce, Mines, Industries And Agriculture (NACCIMA)

One of the core functions of the National Productivity Centre is to collaborate with organizations to foster rapid productivity promotion in the Nation. It is in consonance with this function that the Centre initiated the partnership with NACCIMA and signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the 4th of May, 2021 at the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) Center.

According to National President NACCIMA, the need for its members and organizations to take advantage of the programmes and products of the Centre, especially the wealth of productivity knowledge and experience  domiciled therein, necessitated the decision to partner with NPC.

Speaking at the Ceremony, the Director-General, National Productivity Centre, Dr. Kashim Akor thanked the NACCIMA National President for receiving the Centre’s delegates. He also outlined the importance of the partnership to NPC and NACCIMA. As a Federal Government Agency, he noted, the Centre needs  the support and cooperation of critical associations, bodies and organizations to help drive productivity improvement across the nation. Dr. Akor stated that the Centre creates productivity awareness, monitors productivity trends, measures productivity, strengthens human and organizational  capacity. All these, he mentioned, were aimed at building momentum for increasing productivity in the country. He also pledged to Centre’s commitment to give all the necessary assistance to NACCIMA members in order to improve their productivity levels.

Dr. Kashim Akor, DG-NPC and Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, Nat. President NACCIMA

The collaboration with NACCIMA is premised on the following programmes:

  • Installation of Productivity and Quality Improvement Programme (P&QIP) in its member’s businesses;
  • Consultancy Services;
  • Productivity Training/Workshops;
  • Training on the applications of productivity solutions specialized software for enhancement of performance in its member’s businesses.
The NAACIMA team members with the National President include: Mr. Dele Kelvin Oye (2nd Vice President), Mrs. Victoria Akai (Director-General ACCI) and Mr. Usman Abbas (Director) amongst others.

NACCIMA on its part is to mobilize her members and create the enabling environment for this programmes to be deployed to its members.

The aim of the collaboration is to help NACCIMA members and businesses improve the productivity levels and contribute immensely to the Nigerian Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The National President, NACCIMA thereafter presented the Director-General NPC with an Ambassadorial award.

Group Photograph at the end of Ceremony.