By Patience Aliyu/John Amieyeofori
The Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) is adding value to the country’s civil service through training of civil servants and other capacity development initiatives.
The Director General of the college, Mrs Cecelia Gayya, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
Gayya said that the college had conducted many training programmes at both the national and international levels.
She recalled that some staff of the Gambian government as well as those of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency(NIMASA) and Office of the Head of Service of the Federation among others had been trained at the college.
Gayya also said the college had trained more than 400 staff of NPA in the last three years while it had been conducting promotion exercises for staff of NIMASA in the last four years.
She added that customer satisfaction had been evident through the repeated patronage recorded.
Gayya further said the college had been involved in the mandatory manpower training organised by the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation for about four years for staff on Grade Levels between eight and 13.
NAN reports that ASCON located in Topo, Badagry, was established in 1973 by the Federal Government as a management development institution.