No fewer than 100 civil society groups have passed a vote of confidence on the Director General of the Nigeria Mining Cadastral Office (NMCO), Engr. Obadiah Simon Nkom, for his exceptional and transformative leadership.
The groups, under the aegis of the Nigeria Civil Rights Movement, said that Engr Nkom has effectively and efficiently aligned with the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu.
In a press conference on Monday in Abuja, the convener of the group, Nwogu Ndubisi, said Nkom has made a significant impact at the NMCO – particularly in the implementation of a modern and efficient cadastral system.
Ndubisi added that the NMCO DG has also demonstrated an unwavering commitment to ethical practices and good governance.
“Today, we stand here united as a collective voice of the Nigeria Civil Rights Movement, to express our profound appreciation and admiration for the Nigeria Mining Cadastral Office (NMCO) and its exceptional alignment with the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu,” he said.
“We are honored to extend our heartfelt commendation to the, for his unwavering dedication, supportive role, and tireless efforts in building a brighter future for our great nation.
“One of the key achievements of the NMCO has been its successful implementation of a modern and efficient cadastral system. This system has revolutionized the way mining rights and licenses are managed, ensuring that the process is streamlined, transparent, and devoid of corruption. By embracing cutting-edge technology and best practices, the NMCO has not only enhanced accountability but has also attracted local and foreign investments, leading to increased revenue generation and job opportunities for our fellow Nigerians.
“In addition to these achievements, Engr. Nkom has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to ethical practices and good governance. His dedication to fostering a culture of integrity and professionalism within the NMCO has not only earned the trust and respect of industry stakeholders but has also set a benchmark for excellence. By prioritizing transparency and accountability, Engr. Nkom has laid a solid foundation for sustainable growth and development within the mining sector.
“Furthermore, the Nigeria Civil Rights Movement is mesmerized by a deep commitment to environmental sustainability and responsible mining practices that have been demonstrated by the Nigeria Mining Cadastral Office over the years.
“We know that Environmental degradation is a pressing concern in today’s world, and it is heartening to witness the NMCO’s dedication to mitigating the negative impacts of mining activities on our precious ecosystems. Through the enforcement of stringent environmental regulations, the NMCO has set a high standard for responsible mining, ensuring that our natural resources are protected for future generations.
“In addition to its operational achievements, the NMCO has also prioritized capacity building and human resource development. Recognizing that a skilled workforce is essential for the success of any organization, the NMCO has invested in training programs and knowledge-sharing initiatives. By empowering its staff and stakeholders with the necessary skills and expertise, the NMCO has positioned itself as a center of excellence, contributing to the overall growth and professionalism of the mining sector.
“Engr. Obadiah has shown exceptional leadership and unwavering commitment to the development of our nation. His visionary approach, strategic thinking, and tireless efforts have been instrumental in transforming the NMCO into a beacon of hope and progress. Under his guidance, the NMCO has become a shining example of how a government institution can effectively align itself with the aspirations of the people and the vision of a transformative leader.”
The groups, therefore, expressed confidence that NMCO will continue to play a pivotal role in the realizlsation of President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda, propelling our nation towards unprecedented heights of prosperity and development.