By Bright Ocholi
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Unit of Nigeria Civil Service Union in an annual seminar tagged “KANO 2020” with a theme STAFF ATTITUDINAL CHANGE AS BASIS FOR REVENUE GENERATION held in Kano state has tasked workers of the organization on positive attitudinal change that will guarantee revenue generation mandates of the FIRS.
Speaking at the event, the chairman NCSU FIRS unit, Idris Abdulrahaman emphasized on the importance of attitudinal change in actualising the revenue goals of the FIRS hence the choice of the topic.
Idris maintained that all staff of the organization should be charged to deliver on set targets.
He also expressed concerns over delay in holding the seminar that was scheduled for last year but could not due to the outbreak of corona virus.
“It is imperative for the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) to charge our dedicated and committed colleagues throughout to imbibe culture that will be geared towards realization of FIRS mandate through attitudinal change” Abdulrahaman said
While declaring the Seminar open, the council chairman Comr. Timothy Odebunmi whose message was conveyed by the Council Secretary Comr. Prince R.A. Sanni, appreciated the resilience of the members and emphasized on the capacity of the NCSU as the first of it kind in the country to deliver on its aims and objectives.
“The council chairman though traveled but has guaranteed his support for the seminar and appreciated the unit for such a well thought out theme for this seminar, unbehalf of the chairman and in the spirit of comradeship, I declare this seminar opened” Sanni stated.
The Guest Speaker, Mr Eze Emmanuel, Deputy Director Human Capital Management, represented by Mrs Hom Emmanuella speaking on the topic “Staff Attitudes To Work And Its Effects On Revenue Generation” was explicit on the important of human resources in achieving organisational goals and objectives.
He posited attitude as a determining factor in everything and a positive and priceless possession that is required of every personnel in an organization.
“Take charge of your life, be responsible for you and your internal dialogue with a can-do attitude, take up challenges on your schedule for optimal productivity,” he charged.
The event climaxed with paper presentations and a question and answer interactive session.