The Centre for Management Development (CMD) has planned to construct a N2.8 billion Management Training Institute in Kano, in a bid to enhance human capacity development in the country, its director-general, Dr. Kabir Kabo Usman has disclosed.
Usman made this known yesterday in Kano while declaring open a training workshop for directors in the Kano State Civil Service at the Murtala Muhammad Library Complex. which has the theme of Strategic Leadership and Change Management
He said while the workshop was organised for the directors at no cost to the state government, the proposed training institute project would be executed through Public-Private-Partnership (PPP). The project would comprise office complex, conference centre and training facilities, he said.
Usman further said that the project when completed would provide civil servants in the state with adequate access to training services and enhance their productivity through acquisition of technical and leadership training that will sharpen their skills and capabilities, adding that the state government had already provided land for the project and that it would soon take off.
In his remark to declare the workshop open, Kano State Head of Service, Alhaji Umar Shehu Minjibir, expressed appreciation to the centre for the training and pledged to enter into more training agreement with the centre to further enhance the capacity of the state’s civil servants.
He said the state government was willing to update the skills of its workforce to cope with the challenges of governance and provide good services to the people.