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Nigerian Television Authority honours Staffers over hardwork

NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY HONOURS STAFFERS OVER HARDWORK
L-R: Winner Staff of the Month Award, Mr. Anuoluwa Taiwo; Winner Staff of the Year Award, Engr. Olumayowa Idowu and Winner Staff of the Month Award, Mr. Oluseyi Jiboku

The reward of commitment and hardwork has brought smiles and joy to the homes of three staff of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Abeokuta, following honour bestowed on them, having being identified by the management as competent and dedicated officers.

The honored staffers include: Oluwaseyi  Jiboku  who received the Manager’s Award, Anuoluwa Taiwo  got the Staff of the month award (January 2019) and Engr. Olumayowa Idowu as the 2018 staff of the Year Award.

The ceremony supported by Penpushing Media and Airtel Network was held during the monthly children’s zodiac party held at the premises of the Nigerian Television Authority(NTA),Ogbe, Abeokuta and chaired by the Ogun State Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun,CON, FCA, who was ably represented by the Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo

L-R: Winner Staff of the Month Award, Mr. Anuoluwa Taiwo; Winner Manager’s Award, Mr. Oluwaseyi Jiboku; Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo and Winner Staff of the Year Award, Engr. Olumayowa Idowu

Penpushing further reports that, the General Manager of the Station, Funmi Wakama while speaking on the awards,  said this was in line with the philosophy of the Director General of the  Nigerian Television Authority(NTA), Mallam Yakubu Ibn Mohammed, that deserving staff in all  stations nationwide must be appreciated and rewarded.

General Manager, NTA Abeokuta, Mrs Funmi Wakama (Left) speaking on the Award, Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo (Middle) and Engr. Mrs. Omolola Banjo (Right)

‘The management of NTA Abeokuta came together to sift through the contributions of  staff to our efforts at turning the station around. Using certain criteria, like those who have made superlative contributions and we come up the final list’, she explained.


Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo (Right) with General Manager NTA Abeokuta, Mrs. Funmi Wakama presenting Staff of the Year Award to Engr. Olumayowa Idowu (Left)

Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo (Right) with General Manager NTA Abeokuta, Mrs. Funmi Wakama presenting Staff of the Year Award to Engr. Olumayowa Idowu (Left)

“The Staff of the year award was unanimously agreed upon by management should go to the Engineering staff who single handedly created and maintains the station’s website and other social media handles including live streaming of the station’s News and special programmes with his personal resources for over 2years’, Wakama stated.


Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo (Right) with General Manager NTA Abeokuta, Mrs. Funmi Wakama presenting Manager’s Award to Mr. Oluwaseyi Jiboku (Left)

Penpushing also reports that Wakama stated that, the General Manager’s Award went to a staff, who in spite of been in Finance/Audit Department has brought several products and brokered many deals for the Station. Mind you.


Secretary to Ogun State Government, Barrister Adeoluwa Taiwo (Right) with General Manager NTA Abeokuta, Mrs. Funmi Wakama presenting Staff of the Month Award to Mr Anuoluwa Taiwo (Left)

The station boss disclosed that, the staff of the month award, went to a film editor, the only one in the station, who she said  has been working round the clock, adding that in the month of January, he even performed some exceptional feats; editing till the dead of the night to meet deadlines.

‘These should not go unrewarded, rather should serve as impetus to other staff to work harder knowing that people are watching. Now, they know that you have to go beyond the call of duty, the usual 9 to 5 kind of thing’.

The General Manager also used the occasion to express appreciation to the sponsors of the awards, which include; Penpushing Media and Airtel Network, ‘let me quickly appreciate sponsors of the awards; Airtel Network and Penpushing Nigeria, an Online publication” she added.

Winner Staff of the Year Award, Engr. Olumayowa Idowu

Winner Staff of the Year Award, Engr. Olumayowa Idowu
Winner Manager’s Award, Mr. Oluseyi Jiboku
Winner Staff of the Month Award, Mr. Anuoluwa Taiwo
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