Anambra information commissioner, Adinuba
By Sunny A. David, Awka
Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment Mr. C- Don Adinuba says no organization can make meaningful progress without Human Capital Development.
Mr. Adinuba made this known during a three day Productivity Orientation Workshop, organized by the Management of Anambra State Newspapers Printing and Publishing Corporation, Publishers of National Light for its Staff at its Corporate Headquarters in Awka.
Commissioner Adinuba who commended the Management and Staff of the establishment for the positive changes in the parastatal.
He said that Human Capital Development is key to achieving organizational growth, and extolled the Managing Director and Editor-in Chief of Anambra Newspapers Printing and Publishing Corporation, Sir. Chuka Nnabuife for his resilience.
Mr. Adinuba who noted that Japan, Singapore, Israel, Hong Kong and South Korea, are doing well economically, due to enormous human capital development they have, regretted that Nigeria and most African Nations are lagging behind in terms of Human Capital Development and described the workshop as apt.
On his part, the State Head of Service, Mr. Harry Uduh who was the lead speaker at the workshop, gave a comprehensive analysis of civil service rules and regulations, structure and their different functions, saying that agencies and parastatals are created to help the government deliver on its mandate to the people.
Mr. Uduh a Lawyer, cautioned public servants against corruption, sleeping on duty, negligence, suppression of records, fighting among others.
The Speaker, Anambra State House of Assembly, Uche Okafor bin his remarks, urged the staff of the establishment to put their individual talents and potential to optimal use, so as to justify their salaries and allowances which the Obiano administration is providing for them at all times.
He promised that the Legislature will always support the agency for enhanced productivity.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Anambra Broadcasting Service, Chief Uche Nworah, who delivered a Paper on the topic “Changing Role of Media Practitioners in Anambra Governance.”
He maintained that modern journalists must possess the requisite skills that are required in the twenty first century Media practice which include, ICT, Networking, Communication, teamwork, literacy among others.
Earlier, the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Anambra State Newspapers Printing and Publishing Corporation, Sir. Chuka Nnabuife said that the workshop was in commemoration of the twenty eight year anniversary of the corporation and described it as the longest thriving State owned newspaper in Nigeria.
Some of the dignitaries that attended the workshop were the Managing Director, Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency, Chief Jude Emecheta, the Member representing Aguata Constituency Two in the Anambra State House of Assembly Chief Okey Okoye, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Secondary Education, Dr. Paul Ifeanyi, Mr. Chido Obidiegwu, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Environment among others.
Our correspondent reports that the workshop has its theme as, “Workplace Relationship, Workers’ Life and Productivity.”