The Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Wole Banjo has reiterated his resolve to continually focus on staff development and staff welfare through designed training programmes, appropriate welfare packages and attendance at seminars, workshops and conferences.
Prof. Banjo made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the 26 weeks training programme for Senior Registry Staff.
He further assured all staff of the University of the opportunities for overseas training programmes that will enhance the professional competence of both the teaching staff and the non-teaching staff. While imploring the Registry staff to update their professional skills through the 26 weeklong training.
Prof. Banjo gave kudos to the former Registrar and Secretary Post Graduate College, Mr Femi Kayode for initiating the idea with the belief that the training will place TASUED on a higher pedestal globally.
In his opening speech, the Ag. Registrar, Mr Tunde Oduwole described the occasion as epoch making in the history of the University, going down the memory lane, he noted that such training had been the tradition in the past. Saying that training and re-training of staff is very crucial to the life of an Administrator.
The Secretary, Post Graduate College who doubles as the Chairman of the Training Committee, Mr Femi Kayode disclosed that the training became inevitable due to idenfication of skills gap among Senior Registry Staff.
Dr. Kayode added that with the training, TASUED Administrators will be kept abreast with best practices of a University system in the 21st century.
“This programme has been designed for on the hand experience. It would complement the efforts of Association of Nigerian Professional Universities Administrators ( ANUPA ),National Institute of Management ( NIM ), Registry Staff Association (RSA) and other local workshops”, the acting Registrar added.
Mr. Oduwole however, admonished members of staff to take the training serious as there are staff penalties for absenteeism while compliance monitoring team will visit all offices to gauge success of the training.