With a set goal of building capacity in the area of technical manpower, acquisition of requisite skills, with key interest in infrastructural and human capital development in the power sector, Nigeria’s largest Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric (IE), marked the beginning of the second half of the year with the induction of 20 young Engineers into a 12 months comprehensive developmental programme.
According to the Chief Executive Officer Ikeja Electric Mrs. Folake Soetan, during the induction ceremony said the strategy is part of the company’s objective of infusing and developing the next generation of competent and reliable professionals who would be groomed with a broader perspective and exposed to the entire Energy Value Chain to drive the company’s vision of being the provider of choice wherever energy is consumed.
Chief Executive Officer Ikeja Electric Mrs. Folake Soetan
The induction programme also known as the Young Engineers’ Programme (YEP) is designed to ensure the proper transfer of knowledge from the crop of very experienced technical workforce to the new inductees coming on board thus ensuring that Ikeja Electric remains relevant in the Nigerian electricity supply industry.
Soetan while saying that IE’s reinvestment in human capital would go a long way in ensuring it remains relevant to the needs of it customers who depended on them for a reliable and qualitative power service.