Night Of Honor For Retirees Of Federal Ministry Of Agriculture And Rural Development
As a demonstration of respect and gratitude for their unflinching work diligence, the Department of Rural Development, under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture last weekend honored some retired members of the department.
The night which was tagged “A Night of Honor for the Retirees” was held at the Hotel the Bentley in Abuja. The attendance by top Government functionaries, captain of industries and special guests was a testimony of the importance of the occasion and strong sense of purpose of the Rural Development Department
Some of the retired officers of the Department of Rural development that were honored with plaques, gifts and certificate of appreciation included Prince Friday Achibong, Mrs Joy Ekurukwe, Mr Agbaji Oguguo, Ojike Oji,Mr Chibok Yakubu, Okafor Emeke and Engr Akeja Mudashiru
Speaking before the award presentation to the retired officers, the Director of the Rural Development of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture Engineer Daniel Udo expressed gratitude to all the team.
In his words “Employees are key players in the success of any business or organization. If your employees are effective and performing, they are productive. We all know that productivity leads to overall growth, so tonight are are glad to say a big thank you for the great effort of our retired staffs ”
Responding, one of the retired officers Apeju Mudashiru who spoke on behalf of his retired colleagues expressed gratitude and admitted that they never expected such a colorful.
Ceremony, awards and gifts
“We are indeed totally short of words over this honor given to us by the Rural Development of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture; which has in no small way made us feel very elated that all our years of service with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are not years of vain mission