RMRDC DG Unveils Plan For Global Competitiveness In Raw Materials Devt

A cross section of senior management staff of the Raw Materials Research and Development Council during the strategic goal setting session in Abuja.

The director-general of the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), Prof. Nnanyelugo Ike-Muonso, has unveiled plans to elevate the council to global prominence in raw materials development. This determination was echoed during a two-day strategic goal-setting session with senior management staff in Abuja.

Aligned with President Bola Tinubu’s ‘Renewed Hope’ agenda for sustainable industrial development and economic growth in Nigeria, Ike-Muonso emphasized RMRDC’s pivotal role in the nation’s economic aspirations. He stressed the imperative for the Council to assert itself as a key contributor to Nigeria’s economic advancement and establish a strong presence in the global raw materials marketplace.

Addressing participants from the directorate cadre and division heads, Ike-Muonso underscored the significance of the strategic goal-setting session as the initial step towards realizing his vision for RMRDC’s global competitiveness in raw material development. He highlighted the Council’s wealth of resources, including skilled manpower and a robust legal framework, as essential assets in achieving its objectives.

Embracing a new paradigm of thinking and a commitment to excellence, Ike-Muonso urged participants to adopt a proactive approach to their work. He emphasized that business as usual was no longer tenable in the pursuit of RMRDC’s transformative goals.

The two-day session featured engagement with experts from academia and industry, aimed at crafting a pragmatic and measurable roadmap for RMRDC’s advancement. Through collaborative efforts, the council seeks to propel itself towards optimal achievement of its visions, poised to make significant contributions to Nigeria’s industrial and economic landscape on the global stage.

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