Saturday, 30 May 2009

Good Job!

Twenty nine Nigerians and seven corporate bodies have been selected by the Federal Government for this year's National Productivity Award.

Addressing journalists this week, Minister of Labour and Productivity, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode said no nation can enhance the quality of life of its citizenry as well as be self reliant and competitive in the international market without productivity improvement in all sectors of its economy.

"It is imperative that the citizenry be consistently reminded on the need for developing a productive mindset that would ensure the growth of all sectors of economy."

On his part, the Director General of the National Productivity Centre, Dr Paul M. Bdliya said the awardees would receive plaques and certificates personally signed by the President.

Among awardees are Engineer Bunu Sheriff Musa, Professors Sam Ale, Abiodun Ilesanmi, Olusegun Oke, Ayodele Makanjuola, Mathew Agu and Gladys Falusi.

Others are Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Alhaji Umaru Shagalinku and Mazi Clement while Engineers Shamsideen Elegba and Markus Gundiri will also receive awards.

Corporate organisations to be honoured are DAAR Communications, Mr. Biggs, NAFDAC Abuja, VEE TEK Nigeria Ltd, Aba, Abia State, Tofa General Enterprises, Students in Free-Enterprise (SIFE) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and the Raw Materials Research and Development Council Abuja.

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