By Elizabeth Uwandu
LAGOS—GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said true leadership does not only depend on the formulation of ideas and strategies, but on the actualisation of productivity and positive change.
Ambode was represented by Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Dr. Akintola Oke, whose ministry organised a four-day training tagged Leadership Development and Organisational Effectiveness for labour leaders.
The training was facilitated by Tayinka Enterprises Nigeria Limited.
Ambode said: “Leadership is the most influential and critical element of all businesses. Hence, effective leaders should have the necessary tools and skills to inspire and impact their teams to allow firms run smoothly.”
“I fully agree that only strong and trained leaders can envision the right and appropriate future for organisations. So I consider the training for labour leaders as perhaps the most strategic and consequential in terms of preserving, enhancing and solidifying the admirable and commendable relationship of industrial harmony that existed between the organised labour in Lagos State and the administration of Governor Ambode.
“I am certain that in the future, the good people of Lagos State will reap the dividends of the superlative services derivable from a public service that has properly been trained in the art of the modern governing and administration.”