By Austin Ogwuda
Asabaâ€”DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has charged Commissioners in the state to regularly organise training workshops for their staff to enhance capacity building as well as to clearly provide leadership for the workforce.
The Governor who gave the charge while speaking at a one-day training workshop on capacity building for top government functionaries, organised byÂ the formerÂ Director General of Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Dr. Tonnie lredia in Asaba, notedÂ that the state was committed to developing human capital through training of manpower for efficient management.
Uduaghan had at a symposium organised to mark his 55th birthday in October last year, which was moderated by Tonnie Iredia, given the indication that the state would tap from his wealth of experience.
In his remark at the workshopÂ titled, â€˜Governance by Decision,â€™ Governor Uduaghan who was alsoÂ a participant,Â said â€œwe believe that we need to educate ourselves, we do believe that as government grow bigger, it becomes more sophisticated and as such we need to educate ourselves often to meet up the demand for effective management
â€œI want to urge Commissioners and Permanent Secretaries in the different ministries to regularly organise in-house training for staff for effective management,” he added.
I want everyone to take this training importantâ€, he added.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Secretary to the State Government, (SSG), Dr. lfeanyi Okowa said the training was organised by the government to teach top government functionaries on the strategies for manpower development, noting that â€œan undeveloped workforce cannot be expected to take good and sustainable decision that will bring about growth in the economy or change in the affairs of the stateâ€.
â€œThe workshop, he went on â€œstrongly identifies with the state governmentâ€™s human capital development agenda, it is an attestation of the commitment of the Delta state government to the development of its workforce