Managing Director of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission-ISOPADEC, Chief Charles Orie says there is no going back on the implementation of reforms, aimed at making life more meaningful to the oil producing communities of the State.
Orie, who gave the hint at the commencement of a special in-house team audit and verification exercise of members of staff of the Commission, reiterated his commitment to “adopting an all inclusive and open door policy to encourage free communication and cross fertilization of ideas in the affairs of ISOPADEC.”
According to a Statement, signed by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Managing Director, Mr. Damian Opara and made available to The Agenda Online, staff of the Commission are to expect the “introduction of critical reforms aimed at facilitating coordinated projects implementation for the rapid transformation of oil and gas producing communities of the State.”
The statement reads in part:
“Pursuant to the 3R governance mantra of His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma, the Executive Governor of Imo State on rehabilitation, reconstruction and recovery, the Managing Director of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC), Chief Charles Orie, as part of strategies designed to reposition the interventionist agency, leads a special in-house team on audit and verification exercise of members of staff of the Commission.”
“At commencement of the exercise on Monday 26th October 2020, the helmsman of the Commission in his opening remarks reiterated his earlier position to adopt an all inclusive and open door policy to encourage free communication and cross fertilization of ideas in the affairs of ISOPADEC.”
“Furthermore, he informed staff to expect the introduction of critical reforms aimed to facilitate coordinated projects implementation strategies for the rapid transformation of oil and gas producing communities of the State.”
“In addition, the MD/CEO hinted of his commitment to introduce phased reforms in administration and leadership techniques in the components of the Commission’s business processes and operations.”
“To serve as pilot of his planned reforms, Chief Orie informed staff that the verification being implemented was borne out of his aspiration to build a top notch record and documentation system powered by technology, innovation and new knowledge.”
“Additionally, he observed that the exercise upon completion, promises to offer one-stop and reliable staff data bank which would assist management in the implementation of corporate policies on staff training/ capacity development, improved welfare amongst other organizational objectives.”
“The Managing Director therefore urged staff to come forward with all academic credentials, letters of employment, evidences of last promotion, proof of Local Government of origin, completed forms detailing individual employee training needs/aspirations amongst other documents that may assist in the overall success of the exercise.”
The exercise is expected to last for five wording days.