C/R Govt, UNICEF collaborate to train civil servants on capacity building

By Ene Ene 

The Cross River State Government through the State planning commission is collaboration with the United Nations Children Emergency Fund(UNICEF) to train civil servants on capacity building 

The two day capacity building work shop is targeted at ministries, parastetals and Government Agencies for result based management 

Declaring the workshop open, the Secretary to the state Government, Prof. Anthony Owan Enoh maintained that without planning, there will be no success, “without planning, there will be no success that is why as a government, we believe in the power of planning which is why this workshop is very important to us”, he stated 

He promised that the state planning commission would be given all the necessary support needed because the State needs a proper planning. “As a government, we will partner with you, work with you, and will give all the encouragement”

The UNICEF team lead by Mr Olusoji  Akinleye who is the acting head of field office for UNICEF, Enugu office, while addressing journalists on the essence of the workshop, stated that UNICEF is committed to the process of a purposeful capacity building on results base management (RBM)  

Mr Akinleye maintained that the Governor of Cross River, prince Bassey Otu has a vision of developing the state, stressing that there is no better way to achieve this than to have a State development plan that will translate a vision to a measurable and visible plans

He further stressed that the workshop will help people to plan in a purposeful manner that would ensure results base management is in place ( RBM) and this will help the Governor to archive his vision and move the state forward in terms of development in all sphere 

In his remarks, the state Director of planning, Cross River State planning commission, Mr Kingsley Ndem Ndiyo earlier in his remarks said, that the objectives of the training was to build the capacity of the participants on results base management, to also support the situation analysis with data collections and also plan for the development of the State.