The Nigerian Institute of Management says the score card of the Oboh led administration in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is most encouraging.
This position according to the institution is sequel to extensive monitoring of the activities of the present Board to which it said “we are proud to be associated with”.
The Institutes President and Chairman of Council, Chief Michael Cole who announced this during a courtesy call on the NDDC Managing Director, Dr. Christian Oboh noted that “you have not disappointed us”.
He emphasized that the board positive strides has not only helped in bringing militancy and youths restiveness to a halt, but largely responsible for the relative peace in the Region.
“It is worthy to note that you believe in continuity in governance, you have demonstrated this by the plan judicious implementation of previously awarded contracts provided for in the budget in line with available resources” Chief Cole said.
“Through your efforts, the NIM boss continued, it is clear that we shall soon reap benefits from facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Region towards economic prosperity, social and political stability as well as ecological regeneration”.
Chief Cole called for closer ties between the NDDC and NIM especially in capacity building through various training programmes, assuring that the Institute was ready to avail its services.
In his speech, the Managing Director, NDDC, Dr. Christian Oboh challenged the Institute to strive towards producing Managers that will add value to the Commission and other Organizations.
“We want to see the value your members in NDDC will add, because organizations should be looking at productivity at the end of the year through the efficiency and effectiveness of its workforce”.
He disclosed that the current Board has resolved not to award many new projects in 2012, but to complete existing ones and pledged the Commission’s readiness to partner NIM in the task of delivering its mandate.