In-House Training, Less Expensive And Interactive- Perm Sec

It has been observed that in-house training is less expensive and interactive; the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Yola will continue to adopt an approach to train and retrain staff for optimum productivity.
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By Hassan Umar Shallpella

It has been observed that in-house training is less expensive and interactive; the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Yola will continue to adopt an approach to train and retrain staff for optimum productivity.

The Permanent Secretary, in the Ministry Barrister Isuwa Misali who disclosed this while declaring open a two-day in-house capacity building for Administrative lower cadre staff of the ministry, Tuesday, reiterated that the cardinal objective of the Ministry is to equip staff with requisite knowledge so that government documents and transactions will be safe.

“Due to lean resources, governments it will not be able to send staff to the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria ASCON, Lagos, and other Institutions to acquire knowledge, hence the need to organize a capacity building for staff,” he said.

Barrister Misali stated that training for Information officers, and  directorate cadre is underway and charged the participants utilize the knowledge acquired so as to improve productivity in their day-to-day official engagements and close the gap that existed before.

The Permanent Secretary hope that other ministries will emulate the Ministry of Information and Strategy and organize in-house training for its personnel.

In her welcome address, the Head of Administration in the Ministry, Mrs. Belly Andrew said the capacity building is to update knowledge and administrative skills of the participants.

In his goodwill message, the state chairman of the Administrative Staff Association of Nigeria, Mr. Jessin Buba Lassa expressed delight with the foresight of the organizers; maintaining that dealing with files is treating personal life with files.

Two papers on clerical duties, minutes taking and memo writing were presented by Musa Abubakar Shelleng and Pwanagoshi Magdiel.

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