Agba reiterates commitment to national planning procedure

Must read

#Lekkimassacre: Witness Submits Live Bullet, Flash Drives As Evidence To Lagos Panel

One of the coordinators of the #EndSARS protest, Serah Ibrahim, says she witnessed how soldiers and later policemen shot innocent protesters at...

Help me, I’m dying of hunger: demolished Kaduna “Sex Party” restaurant owner decries

..Say's Police collected N120,000 from her By Gabriel Udeh, kaduna A Kaduna...

Prince Philip Laid To Rest In Royal Vault At Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by...

Benue Police Command Confirms killing of Six persons by Suspected Herdsmen in Benue Community

By Isaac Kertyo, Makurdi Benue State Police Command has confirmed the Killing of six persons while three others sustained...

By Joyce Remi-Babayeju

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has reiterated the Ministry’s committed to ensure the successful implementation of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in Budget and Planning.

This was contained in a press release signed by Mrs Immaobong Udoh on behalf of the Director of Information of the ministry and made available to Daybreak today.
Agba who was represented by his Special Assistant on Reforms and Special Duties, Mr Athanasius Ugbome, at the sensitization workshop on Standardization and Quality Assurance Framework, organized for staff of the Ministry in Abuja, stated that the SOP was designed to ensure that activities and procedures of all departments and units of the National Planning Arm of Federal Ministry of Finance were re-engineered effectively.

READ  When a Smart Adeyemi refuses to be smart

He recalled that the National Planning Ministry is the first to launch the SOP on the 19th of October 2020, and the third Federal MDA to commence full implementation.

He also expressed confidence that successful implementation of the SOP would be of benefit to the organization in the following areas: producing proper integration of functions in the departments and units, proper structuring for responsibility and accountability at all levels as well as reduce variation, promote quality and clear understanding of organizational and departmental activities which would further improve it’s status as an A-list ministry.

Speaking earlier in her opening remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Olusola Idowu, also represented by the Director of Administration of the Ministry, Mr. Lanre Adekanye, noted that the importance of standardization and quality assurance in addressing challenges of inefficiency, ineffectiveness and unreliable data in public service had received attention from both private and public Sectors.

READ  Two Preachers fight over preaching spot in Lagos

She revealed that the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning in discharging its mandates of planning, monitoring & evaluation of projects and programs to promote economic growth in Nigeria, developed a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) that would serve as a vital tool to promote suitable and consistent work ethics. “It will interest you to note that when the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is fully implemented, it shall reposition the Ministry to efficiently discharge its mandates for better result”

Director, Reforms Coordination and Service Improvement, Dr Anne Nzegwu, commended the management for the development of the SOP.

READ  ASUU joins campaign against coronavirus, distributes sanitisers

Copyright DAYBREAK.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from DAYBREAK NEWS.

More articles

1506 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

#Lekkimassacre: Witness Submits Live Bullet, Flash Drives As Evidence To Lagos Panel

One of the coordinators of the #EndSARS protest, Serah Ibrahim, says she witnessed how soldiers and later policemen shot innocent protesters at...

Prince Philip Laid To Rest In Royal Vault At Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday bid farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, at a royal funeral like no other, restricted by...

Benue Police Command Confirms killing of Six persons by Suspected Herdsmen in Benue Community

By Isaac Kertyo, Makurdi Benue State Police Command has confirmed the Killing of six persons while three others sustained...

NTDC condoles with tourism sector over FTAN President’s death

By Joyce Remi- Babayeju The Acting Director of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Richard Ovie Esewhaye on behalf...