The new Governing Board of the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) is to hold its inaugural meeting on Thursday, 28th November, 2013, at the Boardroom of the Institute’s Headquarters at No. 23, Kigoma Street, Wuse Zone 7, Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, by 11:00am.
A memo signed by the Executive Secretary, Dr. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, by order of the Board, indicated that top most on the agenda will be Management’s brief on the operations of the Institute, submission of 1st quarter programmes for 2014, submission on contracts under the budget, and staff matters, among others.
Going by the established trend, it is expected that the Board will look at pending promotion of officers in the directorate cadre, as well as the strategic Governing Board/Management Retreat and general promotion examination/interview in January 2014.
It will be recalled that the Honourable Minister for Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Chief Edem Duke, on Wednesday, 23rd October, 2013, inaugurated members of the Governing Boards of six parastatals under the ministry, following the approval of their appointment by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
Caleb Nor & Nwagbo Pat Obi