The Department of Administration and Finance of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has organized a 2-day in-house workshop and training for members of staff of the Protocol and Security Unit of the Agency.
The two day workshop was declared open by the Acting Director of Administration and Finance Hajiya Bilkisu Talatu Ahmed, and had some top management staff of the Agency in attendance.
In her address, Hajiya Bilikisu described various units participating in the programme as the face of the Agency, adding that the training is a follow up on the just concluded Induction exercise which was meant to keep them abreast of their various work schedule.
She further stated that the workshop and training was necessary to provide them with relevant tools to carry out their duties efficiently, given their significant role of being the first point of contact for guests and visitors to the Space Agency.
The Acting DAF therefore called on the participants to be attentive in order to gather adequate knowledge that will be beneficial to them in their conduct as well as the discharge of their duties.
She therefore expressed appreciation to the Director General, Dr Halilu Ahmad Shaba and the management for their support towards the successful conduct of the training and workshop which is aimed at ensuring efficiency of the Protocol and Security Units of the Agency.
In his opening remarks, Mr Lawal Ibrahim, an Assistant Director with the Department of Administration and Finance stressed the need for synergy between various departments and units of the Agency, adding that for effective service delivery, there is the need for training and retraining of staff.
He therefore charged the various participants to take all the lessons learnt at the workshop seriously as the Agency is committed to effective service delivery of its roles as a strategic Government establishment.
In her presentation titled SECURITY MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK, a resource person, Mrs Brenda Uzah spoke extensively on the need for personal security, saying personal security measures include knowing yourself and your environment very well.
She spoke on strategic measures needed for ensuring a safe and secure work environment which is key for efficient job delivery.
Other presentations delivered at the training workshop bothered on work ethics, efficiency, and effective communication skills for effective service delivery.
Below are sights from the training workshops for your viewing pleasure
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