Edema expresses readiness to improve workforce competence at OSOPADEC
The Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, OSOPADEC, on Thursday, 8th of June, 2017, held a one-day workshop for Management staff of the Commission with the theme: “Repositioning Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC) for efficient service delivery”.
The Workshop which took place at the School of Management Technology (SMAT), FUTA, had in attendance Mr. Ajose Kudehinbu, Pioneer OSOPADEC Secretary and former Head of Civil Service, Ondo State, who gave an Overview of OSOPADEC; Mr. Tunde Monehin, Director of Local Government Administration, Irele Local Government, who lectured on “Managing Bureaucracy and Inter/Inter-departmental Relationship for Improved Service Delivery”; Prof. Taiwo Mafimisebi, Professor of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, who gave a lecture on “Community Development and Feedback Interactions for Efficient Service Delivery”; Prof. O. M. Ehinmore from the Department of History and International Studies, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Aoko who spoke on “Expectations from a Repositioned OSOPADEC for Efficient Service Delivery in the Mandate Areas” and Mrs. Funmi Olubode-Sawe, Associate Professor, General Studies Unit, FUTA, who educated the participants on “Strategies for a Shared Vision for Efficient Service Delivery in OSOPADEC”.
The Chairman of the Commission, Hon. Barr. Olugbenga Edema, gave the keynote address, noting that the welfare of staff is of importance and expressed the readiness of the Commission to do anything possible to ensure that the workforce is improved and their competence ranks with the best anywhere in the World.
Hon. Edema encouraged the participants to dream big and not limit their abilities in achieving giant goals, he added that the idea of a new logo will be presented before the staff for deliberations and a new mission and vision statement will be birthed.
Explaining further, the Chairman pointed out that a collective mission makes it easier to have a common goal that will be achievable and will remind everyone involved of what responsibilities they carry.
He described the staff of the Commission as the machinery that will allow the new Board accomplish whatever mission they are bearing.
Declaring the workshop opened, he wished the participants a fruitful deliberation, with the hope that at the end of it all, a new orientation, a new vision and a new mission for OSOPADEC and the Mandate Areas will be acquired.
He urged every participant to preach the gospel of OSOPADEC as they are all missionaries of the Commission.