|Participant from Abuja Electricity Distribution company, during the just concluded ICT Interactive Session|
|Host participants from Kaduna Electric , during the just concluded ICT Interactive Session|
|L-R: Chief Commercial Services Officer, Mal. Murtala Bello; Company Secretary, Barrister Abbas Ahmed and Head, ICT, Yasir Abdussalam|
Police Commissioner Commends Kaduna Electric
By Umar Mohammed Tambuwal
The Commissioner of Police, Sokoto State Command, Mr. Murtala Usman Mani, has commended Kaduna Electric for its efforts in providing steady power supply to all Police formations under his command.
He gave this commendation when the Business Development and Regional Officer, Sokoto Regional Office, Mr. Masood Salisu Abdulkadir paid him a courtesy visit.
Mr. Mani noted that the Police as `security provider needs steady supply of power, adding that it appreciates the priority being given to the command.
He explained that all outstanding bills of the Command are being processed and would be paid within the shortest possible time.
The Police, according to him, need constant supply, which is why he said Officers under his command would be encouraged to pay their bills promptly. This, he said, will further strengthen the relationship between the two organizations.
He also promised to set up a special task force to fight vandals.
Earlier, the Business Development and Regional Officer, had said that the major challenges facing the company is vandalism of company equipment and installations.
He noted that the incessant cases of vandalism are affecting quality supply; he therefore, solicits cooperation of the community leaders, Nigerian police, other security agencies and stakeholders to curtail the menace.
The BDRO lamented the poor response to payment of bills, and urged the Commissioner to use his good offices to ensure that all Divisions under his command pay their bills as and when due.
Grand Reward & Recognition Ceremony To Hold Annually
By Halima Shuaibu
|Khadija Kabir, Head, Human Resources|
In our assessment, the Reward and Recognition ceremony has improved staff morale, engendered healthy competition and brought improved productivity, the Head, Human Resources, Khadija Kabir has said.
She made this revelation in an exclusive interview with our correspondent recently. She noted that the initiative sprang from the implementation of the Strive Project, which according to her is aimed at driving productivity.
“The Strive Workshop was about improving staff productivity through Performance Management System, Reward and Recognition and new career part.
“From the review of the last R&R, we realized that there was a need to plan a grand ceremony that will have every employee involved one way or the other”.
The event, according her, would include activities like CSR, Award Night, Customers Engagement Forum and Lunch with the Board of Directors.
Kabir however hinted that a lot would depend on the company’s revenue generation for an event of that magnitude to be organized.
She therefore advised all staff to redouble their efforts to enable them hit the 2 billion Naira mark.
“The event will be a morale booster for all and an excitable way to wind down the year. I therefore, call on every staff to work even harder to achieve the 2-billion-naira mark,”.
Corporate Communications Staff Undergo Training
By Halima Shuaibu
In pursuit of continuous improvement in output, staff of the Corporate Communications Department recently attended a 6-day training programme at the Kaduna Media Academy (KAMA).
The training, according the Department’s Head, Abdulazaeez Abdullahi, was to improve the quality of its television production. The department, he said is leveraging on all channels to reach its customers and it is important to dish out quality productions.
“We use all channels of communications to reach our audience, in this case, our customers. There are messages that are better when dramatized or visualized. Kaduna Electric Watch was conceived to reach our customers so as to address a myriad of issues in an informative and educative manner.
“We also share the video on YouTube channel to reach our online viewers. So far, the feedback has been positive and we are encouraged to do more.”
One of the participants, Jamila Bala said she is delighted to be in the training as the curriculum covers a wide area in television production and also serves as a refresher course.
According to her, Broadcast language, Presentation Skills and Writing for Broadcasting was “in-depth”. “The training programme is an opener as I now view Television programmes differently. I am very excited about what I have learnt and eager to put it to use.”