Council trains 237 staff on capacity building

The Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarders in Nigeria (CRFFN) has commenced induction and orientation programme for its 237 staff across the council’s four Zonal offices in the country.

The Acting Registrar of CRFFN, Mrs Chinyere Uromta, said this in Abuja on Monday.

According to Uromta, the programme will start with 60 staff members in the Abuja zonal office, while the staff in Lagos, Kano and Port Harcourt zonal offices will follow thereafter.

She said that the aim of the induction and orientation was to enhance the productivity and capacity building of the staff in line with the Act and the Mandate of the CRFFN.

Uromta said as a revenue generating agency of the Federal Government, “if the staff were well trained and they know the mandate of the council, it will impact positively on CRFFN and generate more revenues than their peers”.

She said as the acting registrar of CRFFN, one of her aims was to reform the council and to motivate the members of staff and boost their efficiency at the workplace.

Uromta said that she had directed that every staff must have a copy of the agency’s mandate, to ensure that they were well informed of the act and mandate of council.

Mr Benjamin Ojumah, CRFFN Director of Research and Development, expressed happiness for the induction and orientation organised for the staff and management of the Council.

Ojumah said that the programme would be impactful and would help improve the skills and productivity of the staff as well as the organisation.

Mrs Theresa Enayi, Principal Enforcement Officer of the council expressed satisfaction for the programme, adding that it had been long such an event was carried out by the management for the members of staff.

She called for the continuity the programme, noting that it would sharpen the skills and experience of the staff.

Hauwa Tafiida, one of the participants who spoke on behalf of other beneficiaries, thanked the management of CRFFN for the event and urged it to make it an annual event.

Mr Samuel Abalaka, one of the Resource Persons for the programme, said the induction was one of the three core training modules captured as the number one priority in the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP).

Abalaka added that the training modules which started in 2017 and would run until 2025, was to equip civil servants with the right knowledge and skills, to enable them function effectively at work.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria