WE ARE READY TO WORK WITH YOU, DAMBAZZAU ASSURES CMD
The Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau has pledged the readiness of the Ministry of Interior to maximise various training opportunities offered by the Centre for Management Development (CMD) to enhance the skills and competencies of staff of the Ministry.
The Minister stated this during a courtesy visit in his office by the Director-General, CMD, Dr. Kabir Kabo Usman and some management staff of the Centre. General Dambazzau (rtd), who was visibly elated by the visit, commended the Director-General on his efforts targeted at human capital development through various training programmes. According to him, “I have personally gone through the proposal submitted to my office by the CMD and I discovered that all our training needs are captured in your training time table for the year. My staff have always bemoaned what they refer to as Nyanya certificate. They want a reputable training certificate which can compete favourably with any other in any part of the world. I am happy that CMD’S expertise and professionalism in this business is not in doubt,” he added. The Honourable Minister who stated that he had already held a meeting with the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary on the need to patronise the CMD’S training programmes pledged to work with the CMD to ensure that his staff are up to date on leadership and management matters.
Earlier, the Director-General, Dr. K.K. Usman thanked the Minister for the warm reception he accorded his team. He congratulated the Minister on his well deserved appointment; stating that the security experienced in the country today was an attestation to the Minister’s industry, expertise and commitment to ensure a safe and peaceful country. Dr. K.K. Usman maintained that his relationship with the Honourable Minister preceded his latest appointment; disclosing that the Minister is his personal brother and friend.
The Minister immediately directed that a combined team of the CMD and the Ministry of Interior work out the modalities for capacity building for the Ministry. The CMD’S team is ably led by the Director, Accreditation, Quality Assurance and Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Abdullahi Gambo.
The Ministry of Interior is one of the largest federal Ministries with agencies like Immigration, Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Prisons Service, Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps under it.