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Nigeria’s Solid Minerals Development: Permanent Secretary Promises Increased Capacity For National Development


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The New Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Dr Mary Ogbe has promised to strengthen the Ministry’s capacity towards meeting the nation’s need.

In a statement by the Acting Head of Media, Chinwe Ekwugha, said the Perm Sec made the promise while speaking at the Valedictory Session organised recently by the Management of the Ministry for the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade at the Ministry’s Headquarters,Abuja.

She added that all hands must be on deck as the nation looked up to the Ministry in solving its socio-economic problems.

Dr Ogbe, who acknowledged that the outgoing Permanent Secretary ran an open door policy, which as she put it “would facilitate relevant consultations on effective and efficient ways of moving the Ministry and Mining Sector forward to ensure holistic diversification of economy”.

Earlier in her address, the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, described the incoming accounting officer as a seasoned Administrator with an impressive track record of performance and pledged her unalloyed support for the growth of MMSD and the Mining Industry.

She therefore called on the Management and Staff of the Ministry to dedicatedly assist their new boss in discharging her duties efficiently in order to complete the outstanding projects, which according to her is capable of creating wealth and jobs for the teeming youths and generate revenue for the Government.

On his part, the Director (HRM), Mohammed Suleiman, expressed readiness of the Ministry’s workforce to partner with the new Permanent Secretary in order to take the Ministry to higher heights and boost the economy.

He thanked the former Permanent Secretary for her immense contributions towards realizing the mandate of the Ministry and growth of the Mining industry.

In their good will messages to the outgoing Perm Sec.,Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, the top government functionaries, who graced the occasion, unanimously described her as a purpose-driven and passionate leader which reflected in her strive to transform the Ministry’s standards for an improved system and processes.

Chinwe added that the occasion witnessed the unveiling of the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) to store, organize and manage documents in the form of electronic files to enhance performance in the Ministry.

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