Export Promotion Council Commences Zero Oil Plan Review To Spur Economic Development

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC has commenced review of its Zero Oil Plan (ZOP), other reforms in a bid to meet with the present day economic realities.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of NEPC, Dr. Ezra Yakusat said this while declaring open a 5-day top management and Board Members retreat in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.

A statement signed by the NEPC Head of Corporate Communications, Ndubueze Okeke said aside the Zero Oil Plan, the Council’s Corporate Strategy 2009- 2013, Tools for Effective Performance Monitoring will also undergo review.

Speaking in the theme: “Export for Survival”, Dr. Ezra Yakusak urged officers to fully participate towards building a virile organisation for the benefit of all and the growth of the nation’s economy.

Dr. Yakusak while outlining the Corporate goals and expectations of the Council in its quest to reposition the Non-oil sector sector for sustainable economic development of the nation said the objectives of the retreat is to create an atmosphere for productive engagement and interaction with a view to evaluating the operational activities of the Council as well as review it’s vision, mission and challenges in pursuit of promoting and diversification of Nigeria’s Non-oil export trade.

“Ultimately, a process of designing a road map shall be set up and this will give us a blue print to focus on in subsequent years”, he said.

The retreat which commenced with a workout session also provided a platform for effective Board and Management Relationship in order to enhance organisational development with the view to building a Motivated and Productive Workforce as well as Effective Communication and Brand/Communication Strategy”.

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