The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Aviation, Mr Abel Enitan has charge the Aviation workers to adopt the Automation Culture in their daily lives, especially while dispensing their duties as professionals in their field of endeavours, as the process has become the norm in contemporary world of business and governance by every standard.
He made the call in Abuja, at the 9th Edition of the Aviation workers’ week and award night.
The Perm Sec.said that, considering the fact that, aviation industry plays a critical role in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, automation has become indispensable to the workers.
“In consideration of the critical roles the Aviation Industry plays in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), adopting the Automation culture in our daily lives has become totally indispensable. I would like to reiterate further that the relevance of the theme for discussion by the team of professionals is most likely to change the perception of our workers and speedily embrace the automation system in our various work places”.
He added that ” government’s recent stance on the need for a paperless work system and the launching of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, all lend credence to the seriousness attached to issues of computerization, digitalization and automation. The Ministry, in conjunction with the unions has taken the initiative to encourage and sensitize all stakeholders in the six Geo-political zones on this paradigm shift”.
In his remarks, the Chairman, Joint Consultative and Negotiating Council, Comrade Hector Nnadi, said that the countless potentialities of the automation system in driving the various sectors of any nation’s economy, cannot be overemphasized.
“This trend has been in currency for some decades with countries moving further to other areas of digitization. The quantum leap as experienced in most advanced countries of the world through adoption of Automation is a visible testimony”.
“The unions have resolved to push through the Automation culture through series of activities which, we hope will lead to total adoption of this concept with a view to attaining the status of global citizens”.
The theme of the event is “the gains of an Automated Personnel Management system in the Aviation Sector.