…Qualify to be deployed in UN, AU, ECOWAS Office.
by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Centre (MLAILPkC), Jaji Kaduna, has graduated 24 personnel of military, paramilitary and civilians on leadership development course.
Performing the ceremony on Friday, in Jaji Kaduna state, Commandant of the Centre, Major-General James Ataguba, said the graduands satisfied the requirements to be awarded certificates and qualified to be deployed in any of the UN, AU and ECOWAS offices when the need arise.
The graduates comprised of Army, Air Force, Navy, Paramilitary and Civilians, who took part in the two weeks’ intensive training on peace and leadership development course at the centre in Kaduna.
Gen. Ataguba said “I am most delighted to stand before you this morning for graduation ceremony of Leadership Development Course 420, which marks the end of your 2 weeks’ intensive training as participants of Leadership Development Course.
“The Leadership Development Course is designed to provide the participants with the skills and knowledge required to operate effectively in a complex dynamic multi-disciplinary environment.
“It is also aimed at equipping participants to become role models in their various establishments and also ambassadors of the Centre,” the commandant said.
The commandant expressed satisfaction that, from the remarks by the Chief Instructor, he noted that the objectives of the course have been fully met.
He said the high level of enthusiasm and desire to learn shown by the participants was quite encouraging, and expressed the hope that the knowledge acquired would reflect on the performance and conduct of participants in their places of deployment and works.
“As you graduate today, you must always remember that so much have been given to you and, as such, so much is expected from you as a trained Leadership Development Officer.
“You are now vanguards of the new approach to Leadership and Development. On this note, I wish to use this medium to appreciate the efforts of the facilitators and my instructors for their commitment and service to humanity.
“Finally, I hereby confirm that participants of the Leadership Development Course 4/20 have satisfied the requirements to be awarded certificates and qualified to be deployed in any of the UN, AU and ECOWAS offices should the need arise,” he added.