The Federal Ministry of Education in collaboration with the World Bank in its determination to ensure the success of the Innovation Development and Effectiveness in the Acquisition of Skills (IDEAS) Project, organised a 2-day workshop for Monitoring and Evaluation Officers as well as Innovation Grant Officers.
This was contained in a statement issued by Ms. Obilor-Duru Augustina Okechi for the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
In a message delivered by the Director Technology and Science Education (DTSE), Mrs Elizabeth Adedigba for the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu reiterated the importance of monitoring & evaluation towards achieving the required objective of the project.
The Honourable Minister, stressed that, the training workshop provides Monitoring & Evaluation Officers the opportunity to better their capacity to effectively implement monitoring & evaluation activities across all the four project component.
The Minister emphasized that the training is meant to achieve the sole aim of strengthening, monitoring & evaluation capacity in the management of IDEAS Project.
Earlier in her welcome address ,the Ekiti State Commissioner for Education, Dr(Mrs) Kofoworola Olabisi Olabimpe Adeyire represented by Hon Olukayode Babade (Chairman Board for Technical & Vocational Education ) Ekiti State commended the Federal Ministry of Education and the World Bank for organising the workshop in Ekiti State.
Hon Olukayode Babade further commended the World Bank for the recent fund mobilization released to benefitting States and the attendant clearance of the Institutional Development plans of Technical Colleges in Ekiti State.
She also appreciated the endorsement of the Grant Agreement Forms for benefitting Technical Colleges. According to her, training of monitoring and evaluation Officers is key to the successful implementation of the projects, which will undoubtedly enhance the judicious use of the project fund, better project tracking and consistent attainment of project development objectives
She advised all the monitoring and evaluation officers to avail themselves of the golden opportunity to tap adequate knowledge that would make them perform optimally and display dexterity in their project bits, adding that this was the only way the project objectives could be met.
The Officers were drawn from the 6 participating States of Ekiti, Benue, Edo, Abia, Gombe and Kano.