DG presenting cash awards to the Gardner and Cleaner

DG,  SON Osita Aboloma Esq. (2nd from left) listening attentively to welcome address by Mr. George Musa (standing). Others seated from left are Messrs. Mark Dakhling, TA to DG; Charles Nwagbara,  RC (NC); Engr. Paul Oke,  Head, Construction Management and Richard Arinze,  SA (DG)/H, Protocol.

The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma Esq. has applauded the staff of SON Plateau State Office for being resolute, dedicated and hardworking.

Mr. Aboloma gave the commendation during a working visit to the State Office Complex located in Bukuru, Jos Plateau State.
He particularly recognized the dedicated efforts of the  Gardener and Cleaners for keeping the flowers and plants well-trimmed, tendered to and the Office surrounding clean and tidy. The Jos office according to the DG is a good example of cleanliness and maintenance to other State offices.
For their dedication to duty, Messers Ahmed Idris, Mohammad Ahmadu, Regina Yohanna and Rifkatu Gyang were appreciated by the Director General with N25,000 cash reward each and consideration for permanent employment in line with the organisation’s recruitment policy.
In response to questions and observations from staff, the DG assured that issues of proper placement of Engineers and Builders will be addressed, while disclosing that SON Tenders Board had approved a total renovation of the office Complex to provide an even more conducive environment to the staff for effective service delivery to Stakeholders. 
Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Plateau State Coordinator, Mr. George Musa thanked the Director General for visit which described as first of its kind in over a decade.
Mr. Musa commended the DG for the revolutionary turn around in human capital development, provision of working tools and massive infrastructural development.  He also thanked the Management for the priemtive approvals for the total renovation of the Office Complex and timely release of quarterly allocations to State Offices amongst others.
The North Central Regional Coordinator, Mr. Charles Nwagbara also commended the DG and Management for improved staff welfare, nationwide technical training and human capacity development with particular emphasis on the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) training. The ADR training, according to him, is relevant to Staff during and beyond their careers in SON.
The Director General and entourage later inspected the SON landed property located behind the building materials Market,  Sabon Bariki, Jos.

The Director General was accompanied by Messrs. Mark Dakhling, Technical Assistant to DG; Regional Coordinator, North Central, Charles Nwagbara; Special Assistant to DG/Head Public Relations, Adebola Fashina, Head, Construction Management, Engr. Paul Oke; SA to DG/Head, Protocol Richard Arinze and Kachisicho Otti of the Procurement Unit. 

A cross section of Plateau State Office Staff listening to the DG’s response to questions and observations

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