he Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has concluded Project Production Management (PPM) training for the first batch of Project 100 beneficiaries.
The training held for one week in Lagos and demonstrated the Board’s commitment towards the realization of the objectives and aspirations of Project 100 and the targets of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act 2010 and the Nigerian Content 10- Year Strategic Roadmap.
In his welcome address, the Executive Secretary, NCDMB; Engr. Simbi Wabote represented by the Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Mr. Patrick Daziba Obah explained that the training would help to address the current gaps in project delivery, project failure and inculcate in the beneficiaries the capacities for effective project delivery and Project Production Management.
According to him, “As part of the mandate of the Board, we have over the years invested significant resources in project management training either through the direct intervention or project based training, all with a singular objective that we crown our excellent plan with quality delivery to ensure steady flow of investment in country.
He added that ”you cannot build a reputation based on the best plans; you have to compliment your plans with quality delivery.”
Also speaking, the General Manger, Capacity Building NCDMB, Dr. Ama Ikuru explained that Project 100 seeks to nurture 100 Nigerian wholly owned oil and gas service providers in a competitive and sustainable manner and through targeted interventions into larger scale players that create high impact.
In her remarks, the Managing Director, Wider Perspective, Mrs. Edughom Hanson thanked the Board for initiating the training and encouraged beneficiaries to actively participate and be fully equipped in tackling project management so as to add more value to the Nigerian oil and gas industry.