Mr Tobi Lawal, General Manger, Lagos Building Investment Company (LBIC), has advised staff of the Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL) to imbibe virtues of accountability, commitment and transparency.
Lawal, in a statement by Mrs Eloho Aggreh, Spokesperson of the LSMTL, gave the advice at a meeting with management staff of the agency at its headquarters in Ojodu-Berger on Wednesday.
He urged them to be dedicated to duty and put in their best, because they had the productive capacity to keep up with the agencies, revived vigor to drives its mandate of zero tolerance for construction failures in Lagos State.
““You have all it takes to move this agency to greater heights and increase the Internal Generated Revenue (IGR); do not short change the government or engage in shoddy practices.
“There should be accountability, commitment and transparency. You should be proactive, creative and support the leadership,” Lawal said.
He said that success was not about amassing wealth, but impacting and inspiring people.
The general manager told the workers that LBIC had also come up with designed packages that would soon be unveiled to suit civil servants’ quest to own homes.
Lawal promised to assist them to benefit from the house ownership opportunities of the National Housing Fund (NHF) schemes.
He encouraged them to embrace the scheme, promising that his officials would come back to guide them further on the procedures.
The general manager commended the dynamic leadership of the General Manager of the Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory, (LSMTL), Dr Afolabi Abiodun, which had improved operations of the agency.
“In the last few months, since he came on board, there has been tremendous change and increase in the agency’s revenue.
“He is a leader with a listening ear, who runs an open door policy,” Lawal said.
Responding, Abiodun thanked Lawal for his time and words of encouragement to members of the staff.
Abiodun expressed joy for the opportunity to pass through the Lagos State Government Civil Service system.