The National Coordinator, Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) Engr. Aminu Mohammed Bodinga, represented by Mr. Chinedu Olisah, has stated that maximum cooperation from RAAMP staff will ensure smooth exercise of the training needs assessment that commenced recently.

Engr. Aminu made this call in Kogi State during the exercise, while adding that the essence of this assessment was to critically identify the weaknesses and strengths of every staff and proffer the right training that would enhance and equip them to effectively carry out their individual roles.

According to Engr Aminu, there are three critical factors to a successful implementation of a project, understanding the project, understanding your roles and responsibilities as well as your  capacity to implement your roles.

Also speaking at the event, the Kogi State Project Coordinator (SPC) Engr. Sheidu Obansa expressed appreciation for making Kogi State the pilot phase of the exercise with assurances of success.

Earlier, the Consultant from Lashass Consult Dr Lawal Ismaila said that the exercise was aimed at preparing grounds for capacity building for enhanced performance in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Dr. Lawal noted that as implementers of the project objectives, equipping them and sharpening their skills is important and urged the staff to provide appropriate information that would enable him and his team to offer recommendations that would stand the test of time.

Amadi Vivian

Development Communication Officer RAAMP