The National Space Research and Development Agency, (NASRDA) has successfully conducted the 2022 induction exercise for members of staff employed from 2018 till date.
The three day induction exercise which began from Monday 5th December,2022 had in attendance the Director General and the Chief Executive of the Agency Dr Halilu Ahmad Shaba and some members of the management team of the Agency.
In his remarks, the NASRDA boss described the exercise as timely and packaged to adequately intimate the new entrants on how to conduct themselves in the civil service and efficiently carry out their responsibilities as members of staff of the Agency.
Dr Shaba further commended the efforts of the administration and finance department through its training and staff welfare unit in ensuring that an exercise of this magnitude is organized so as to acquaint new members of the staff with NASRDA’s mode of operation, which is inline with the civil service provisions.
He admonished the participants to display a very high sense of responsibility because according to him, the Space Agency is a fertile ground for the development of potentials which is aimed at playing a significant role in the actualisation of the Nigeria space programme.
In her welcome address, the Acting Director, Administration and Finance Department, Hajiya Bilikisu Talatu Ahmed appreciated the efforts of the DG and the members of his team in granting approval for the conduct of the induction exercise.
According to her, the only way the new entrants can perform optimally is through adequate information on what is expected of them in the course of discharging their official duties.
She admonished the participants to show commitment and a high sense of responsibility which according to her will guarantee their advancement within the system.
In his presentation, the head, media and corporate communications of the agency, Dr Felix Ale who made a presentation titled NASRDA AT A GLANCE, which gave an historical and structural background of the Space Agency from its formative stage to all its activities including international engagements, further advised participant work hard in the pursuit of their career in the Space Agency.
Other papers presented during the exercise bothered on discipline and proper conduct in the work place for efficiency and effective service delivery.
Some members of the Agency’s top management team present at the exercise gave good will messages at the event which centred on hard work, dedication, punctuality and commitment to their respective duties for a successful career.
Below are pictures from the induction exercise