KDSG trains staff on strategic partnership, technology

Thu, Feb 1, 2024
By editor


THE Kaduna state Ministry of Business, Innovation and Technology (MBIT) on Wednesday trained it’s staff on strategic partnership, leveraging technology and team work towards achieving the ministry’s mandate.

The training, which was facilitated by Greysoft Technologies, was to clarify and mainstream the vision, mission and mandate of the MBIT within the context of Gov. Uba Sani’s SUSTAIN Agenda.

The Commissioner, Mrs. Patience Fakai, said that the session would provide a comprehensive understanding of the ministry’s focus to harness staff expertise.

“As we gather here, it is crucial to recognise the pivotal role that our ministry plays in shaping the trajectory of our state’s economic growth, technological advancement, and overall competitiveness on the global stage.

“We are not just a ministry; we are catalysts for change, innovation, and progress.

“We strive to cultivate a culture of innovation, where ideas are nurtured, resources are mobilised and barriers to progress are dismantled,” she said.

Mrs. Fakai urged the staff to leverage on their collective strengths, learn from their experiences, and adapt to the ever-changing landscape of business, innovation, and technology.

Mr. Isah Rafael, the Managing Director, Greysoft Technologies, said the company was ready to provide all the technological needs of the ministry, adding that the training would help to improve staff productivity.

He added the exercise would also improve technology strategy, planning, implementation, infrastructure, programmes and events including local and international collaboration with technology institutions.

“We will add value to the ministry by extension to the state and Greysoft is available to help see that MBIT’s vision is met,” he said.

Pix: A cross section of participants at the training on strategic partnership, leveraging technology and team work     on Wednesday in Kaduna.

The MD stated that the partnership with the ministry had opened doors for more capacity building training that would empower every staff with the required skill needed to go about the delivery of their task.

The Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Mr. Zwahu Yanwaidi, said the ministry deemed it necessary to revisit its mandate, to bring all staff on the same page.

He stated that each member of staff, irrespective of level, had a role to play in achieving the ministry’s goal while realising the vision of the state governor.

He added that the ministry was ready to help people to be able to create opportunities and avenues that would create jobs for citizens while creating wealth for the state.

Meanwhile, staff who benefited from the training commended the commissioner, saying it came at the right time.

Ms Janet John said the training had enlightened her on better and smarter ways to do her work, using technology.

She added that she had gained more knowledge about her roles as a public relations officer .

Shedwoc Kakaki said the event was a welcome development to the ministry, adding that it was a sign that the commissioner was determined to take Kaduna state to greater heights.(NAN)


-February 1, 2024 @ 7:38 GMT|