Organisation constitutes West Africa admin council

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The Board of Africa International Federation of Training and Development Organisations has constituted an administrative council for West Africa sub-region.

This is contained in a press release signed by IFTDO-Africa board secretary, Mrs. Belinda Odeh, on December 10, 2022.

According to the statement, the IFTDO-Africa board chairman, Mrs. Janet Jolaoso, announced the creation of the administrative council as an organ expected to evolve a strong administrative framework to support the activities of the regional board.

The terms of reference of the six-member administrative council include: to advise the Board of Trustees of the organisation on potential activities; to advise the chairman on the growth and expansion of the organisation; and to serve as the investigation/recommendation committee for the West African sub-region and recommend members for the disciplinary committee to the Board of Trustees, among other things.

The statement read, “The Board of Africa International Federation of Training and Development Organisations (IFTDO – Africa) has constituted an Administrative Council for West Africa sub-region.

“The IFTDO-Africa Board Chairman, Mrs. Janet Jolaoso, in a letter announced the creation of the Administrative Council as a veritable organ ‘expected to evolve a strong administrative framework to support the Regional African Board activities, projects and deliverables’.

“The appointment, which is a two-year tenure renewable, has the following members to
serve as pioneer members of the Council:
Dr. Kola Olowe – Chairman
Dr. Olasunkade Azeez – Member
Mrs. Anita Wiafe Asinor (Ghana) – Member
Dr. Tayo George – Member
Mrs. Adebisi Akanni – Secretary
Dr. Olusegun Aluko – Adviser

“The Terms of reference for the Administrative Council (West Africa), appointed by the
Board of Trustees – Africa, include:

a. Advise the Board of Trustees on all activities that could be carried out by the Organisations.
b. Advise the Chairman on all matters relating to association growth and expansion programmes.
c. Act as the investigation/recommendation committee for the West African sub region and recommend members for the disciplinary committee to the Board of Trustees.
d. Serve as a standing committee for the Executive Council and any emergency decision taken when the Executive Council is in recess or holiday shall be reported during the next Executive Council meeting.
d. Carry out any other function as may be assigned to it by the Executive Council.

“The letter further reads, “’It is hoped that members of the Council will work effectively to support IFTDO–Africa Board, by bringing their valued experience and net worth in Learning Management System to bear to promote and develop its growth, programmes, projects, events and other activities, the letter finally stated.

“Meanwhile IFTDO is a worldwide network committed to identify and transfer knowledge, skills and technology to enhance personal growth, human performance, productivity and sustainable development. It has its global headquarters in the United Kingdom.”

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