The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly Rt. Hon.Marcus Onobun said the Assembly will leverage on the opportunities offered by the Industrial Training Fund(ITF) to build the capacity of staff and constituents.
Hon. Amb Marcus Onobun stated this when he received a delegation of management of Benin Branch of the Industrial Training Fund who were on a courtesy visit.
Hon. Marcus noted that in view of the gains of training and retraining of staff to enhance productivity the State House of Assembly will partner with the Benin Office of the Industrial Training Fund.
The Speaker assured that beyond capacity building for management and staff the house will ensure that constituents across the three senatorial districts of the state also benefit from the opportunities offered by the ITF especially in skills development.
He directed the House Committee on Health Chaired by Pharmacist Emmanuel Okoduwa to also partner with officials of the industrial training fund in specialised areas.
Earlier ,Area Manager , Industrial Training Fund Benin Abraham Okirhienyefa who advocated for training opportunities to be channeled to persons who needs them solicited for the assistance of the Speaker and members of the House to avail staff of training opportunities in requisite skills.
Highpoint of the visit was the presentation to the Speaker of training programmes by the ITF in areas including Human Resources Development, Constituency need assessment, revenue generation policies and strategies, image management and reputation.
The group also introduced workshops on security awareness and crime prevention and other areas of capacity building.