2022 Senior Staff Promotion

Cross sections of the staff during the promotion interview

2022 Senior Staff Promotion

The Institute conducted promotion interview for the senior staff on February 14, 2022. A total of 142 staff, which cut across all designations, partook in the exercise. The Governing Board members ably led by the Chairman, Alhaji JAO Abdulahi, graced the occasion. As culled from the chat by the editorial team of the CRIN Herald representative, Dr (Mrs) T.E. Ogunjobi, with Alhaji Abdulahi and other Board members comprising of His Royal Majesty Jonathan Zamuna and Prof. David T. Ejenebo during the promotion interview, the present leadership of the Institute was described as doing great.

In retrospect, the Board members admitted that, unlike in the past when CRIN was known for crisis, there is peace now everywhere. Members of staff are getting their promotions as and when due. Promotion and other arrears owed by the past administrations is being paid by the present one. In their opinion, the present management deserves applause.

On the man and material development strides of the Institute, the Board rated human development as number one apart from the primary assignment of doing research. They asserted that for the first time, CRIN is sending people on training regularly and courses are fully sponsored. In the area of physical infrastructure, the Board averred that a lot is going on and cited the befitting perimeter fence newly constructed which was not done by previous administrations. Also, some building construction have been completed while others are ongoing.

On the future plan of the Board for the Institute, it was stated that a master plan for the next 50 years has been developed and the implementation is already ongoing. The Board is working towards the nation producing 500,000 metric tons of cocoa in the next five years. In conclusion, the Board Chairman, Alhaji JAO Abdulahi, expressed happiness that for the first time CRIN now have energetic and forward looking ED in the person of Dr. Patrick Adebola, who want CRIN to move forward.

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