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NCC staff eulogise Aliyu, Aninweke in retirement

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As two administration staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) full the ultimate stage of their disengagement with the regulatory physique, the staff have continued to eulogise their eventful tenure on the Commission.

Mallam Ibrahim Aliyu, who retired because the Head of Administration, and Chief Okechukwu Aninweke, Head of Risk Management, retired from the Commission upon attainment of 60 years obligatory age of retirement and have been celebrated at completely different events by the staff, who listed their sterling qualities and observe document of achievements.

Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Mr. Adeleke Adewolu, recommended Mallam Aliyu for his huge contributions to the Commission in the 26 years of serving in completely different departments, together with a stint because the Zonal Controller of Lagos Zonal Office.

Pouring encomiums on the 2 staff, Adewolu appreciated the duo and prolonged the commendation of “the Board, Management and entire staff of the Commission to them for their laudable and impressive contributions to the sustainability of the nation’s telecoms industry.” The ECSM prayed God to grant them sound well being and minds to proceed to positively flourish in their future endeavours

Director, Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement, Ephraim Nwokonneya, recalled that each Aliyu and Aninweke’s observe document have been identified for his or her ardour, dedication, and integrity as consummate civil servants, who have been sticklers to work ethics and provisions of civil service guidelines.

“The retirement of Aliyu and Aninweke should expectedly come with the tons and tons of tributes and commendations that we have witnessed so far. This is because these two distinguished individuals have come, seen and conquered. Indeed, they left their feet in the sand of times for their sterling performances in various capacities where they creditably served while in the services of the Commission,” he mentioned.

Mr. Usman Malah, Director, Human Capital and Administration, whereas praising Aliyu for his dedication and several other achievements, together with some monumental achievements whereas he served on the Kano Zonal Office, chronicled his sojourn since he joined the NCC in May 1996. He recalled his achievements in Kano Zonal Office in January 1997 as a Senior Manager, and his feats after his redeployment to Lagos Zonal Office, as soon as once more as Principal Manager in January 2001. Malah spoke about how he, Aliyu, by no means rested on his oars even when he turned the Zonal Controller in Lagos, and later Zonal Controller in Kano.

Aliyu was later redeployed to the Policy Competition and Economic Analysis Department, the place he headed the Economic Analysis as Assistant Director and was later promoted as Deputy Director and appointed Head of the Administration Department in October 2018. Aliyu additionally had a stint at Consumer Affairs Department, Project Department, and again to Administration Department from the place he retired.

In his momentous sojourn on the Commission, Aninweke was famous to have traversed a number of departments in NCC, together with Licensing (Tariff and Charges), and Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement (CME), earlier than he was redeployed to the Lagos Zonal Office as Principal Manager to move it as Zonal Controller in July 2011.

Aninweke, by way of his performances and contributions, made an incredible affect on the Lagos Zonal Office as Zonal Controller for nearly six years, and he’s fondly remembered for his efficiency in Lagos, throughout which he gained the award of the very best performing Zonal Controller.

Described as a person that has given his finest to the Commission and the nation, Chief Aninweke, who joined the NCC in 2001 as a Deputy Manager, had additionally had a observe document of eventful and credible efficiency on the Commission.

Director of Project, Mrs. Abigail Sholanke, recall the doorway of Aninweke, and his dedication to responsibility, resulting in many seen achievements in all of the areas of his posting. He mentioned Aninweke’s sort can be arduous to neglect due to his self-motivation, fearless disposition to hold out tasks and knack for excelling in his assignments.

After his efficiency as Zonal Controller in Lagos, he was redeployed to the Corporate Planning, Strategy and Risk Management (CPSRM) Department on the Head Office in 2017, the place he headed a number of items, together with Performance Management, Policy Review, Strategy, Risk Management, after which Digital Economy (which began as a Unit in CPSRM). While in CPSRM Department, Aninweke articulated and laid the inspiration for the take-off of the present Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020-2024.

Apart from his duties on the Commission, he was elected twice because the President of NCC Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society, a place he fittingly and cumulatively occupied for 4 years whereas in service, with excessive achievements and impactful management achievements.

On the sports activities scene, Aninweke is ranked in the excessive echelon {of professional} soccer referees, the place he had served as match commissioner in Nigerian soccer for a number of years.

NCC staff eulogise Aliyu, Aninweke in retirement

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