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FG inaugurates c’ttee on National Productivity award

…appoints Funmi Komolafe, Vanguard’s Asst Editor as member

By James Uwem

Abuja – The Federal Government in its  bid to steer up industrial activities in the economy yesterday inaugurated the committee on National Productivity Centre Order of Merit Award with the mandate to effectively encourage and   reward Nigerian industrialists and organisations that have  contributed to the economic advancement of  the  country.

Inaugurating  the committee, the Minister of  Labour and  Productivity, Mr. Adetokunbo Kayode stated that “government is desirous to improve on the  social economic   development of the country and therefore finds it necessary  to always identify and reward outstanding entrepreneurs, especially as the  country is more enthusiastic in realizing the  economic adjectives of  the vision 2020, with the hope of making Nigeria to be among 20 largest economies in the world ”.

The mandate of  the 16  member Committee, which includes Vanguard’s Assistant Editor, (Labour), Mrs. Funmi Komolafe  according to the Minister is “primarily to recognize and highlight the contributions of individuals and organisations  in both the public and the private sector and make recommendations to government on how best to assist and reward them.”


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