Press Release on The Retreat For National Executive Officers & Staff Of FIDA Nigeria
FIDA Nigeria held a 3-day National Executive Officers & Staff Retreat in Abuja from 13th to 16th of January 2021
The objective was to critically review current operations and performance whilst identifying critical areas requiring refocusing; it also allowed formal interaction by the new National Executive Committee with the new FIDA Nigeria Program Officers both at the national and state levels.
The retreat helped to build the capacity of staff whilst familiarizing them with FIDA Nigeria goals and policies and strengthening their capacity for effective engagement and project implementation. It served as an orientation for the newly recruited staff.
Declaring open the Retreat on Thursday, 13th January 2021, the Country Vice President Mrs. Amina Suzanah Agbaje in her opening remarks welcomed the National Executive Committee and staff, while expressing her immense gratitude for the contributions and continuous efforts made in striving towards promoting FIDA Nigeria’s developmental goals ensuring positive impact across the Nigerian society.
In attendance were the National Executive officers Deputy Country Vice President Evelyn Membere – Asimiea, National Secretary Eliana Martins Assistant National Secretary Beatrice Abongye Awah, National Financial Secretary Olubunmi Niyi-Arajuwa, National Treasurer Chineze Obianyo, National Publicity Secretary/ Editor Mrs. Christiana Oyanvutu Adejumo, National Ex Officio (CVP Emeritus) Rhoda Prevail Tyoden, ably led by the Country Vice President Mrs. Amina Suzanah Agbaje.
Erudite speakers such as Chief Mrs. Victoria Awomolo SAN and Chief Moji Makanjuola MFR, were also in attendance to deliver papers in key areas
The retreat in addition enabled a Strategic Session involving departmental (Program, Litigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Accounts, Communications/IT and Admin) presentations by various heads of department.
At the end of the retreat the executive committee as well as all departments were effectively equipped with operational plans and approved innovations to further fuel their growth and that of the organization.
The CVP challenged staff to be continuously creative and innovative so to achieve the organizations set goals as stipulated in the FIDA Nigeria Five-Year Strategic Plan
Mrs. Amina Suzanah Agbaje
Country Vice President/National President
Christiana Oyanvutu Adejumo
National Publicity Secretary