|The MD NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman (3rd left), the
Minister of Labour & Productivity, Chris Ngige (4th left) , DG NIMASA, Dr.
Dakuku Adolphus Peterside (2nd left) and
other guests at NPA Long Service & Merit Award in Lagos
Ceremony of the Authority, which held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria
|The MD NPA, Hadiza Bala USMAN presents an award
to Sunday Oyeyipo for the Best Practice Financial Reporting Unit of the Account
Division during the NPA Long Service & Merit Award in Lagos
at improving the welfare of the staff and further motivate them to work harder
in all spheres, towards the sustainability and realisation of reforms embarked
to meeting international best practice in the competitive environment.
well-motivated workforce with the requisite Character, competence and capacity
to optimize our rich Maritime endowment towards the sustainability of the
reforms we have undertaken so far.
undertaken so far as well as the audacious goals we poised to achieve as
enunciated in the 25 year development plan would remain unattainable.”
Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, represented by the Hon. Minister for Trade and
Development, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, while commending the Board and Management
of the NPA for putting together the Award ceremony, stated that the event goes
to show the high premium the Authority places on its human resource which has
paid dividend across board especially within the Maritime sector.
better time as it falls in line with the Agenda of the President Muhammadu
Buhari’s administration which “prioritizes the welfare of its workers
regardless of whether they are still in service or retired.’’
appreciation by the Authority as the Federal Government expects them to bear in
mind the copious role the Maritime sector plays in the realization of the
administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), hence they should
put in more efforts.
Ngige, while applauding the Authority for aligning with the objective of the
Federal Government in the area of improved welfare and appreciation for the
workforce, stated that the present administration would continue to invest
assiduously in the welfare of the Nigerian workers in the development of the
to workers’ welfare through the recent approval of the National Minimum Wage
and resolution of Industrial disputes.
Adesoji Adesoye, in his brief remark, said that the event was part of the
resolution of the board in promoting Staff welfare, which it believes would
boost efficiency and commitment to the development of the Maritime sector in
conduct and not rest on their oars.
board of Directors, its past managing directors and captains of industries
within the maritime sub sector.
categories of awards to personnel who were noted to have shown exemplary
conduct and a high level of professionalism to the growth of the NPA.