From 18th to 20th of February 2021, top management staff and key executives of the Temple Group Limited (TGL), pioneer of the computerized vehicle inspection service (CVIS) converged in Abuja for the annual management retreat of Temple Group Limited with the theme Greater Workforce for Sustainability.
According to the MD/CEO, Prince Segun Obayendo, in his opening remarks, the retreat is an opportunity for the company to strengthen the commitment to grow the people behind the Temple Group brand.
He continued “You will all agree with me that last year was a defining moment for us as a group. Right from the headquarters here in Abuja to the coastal city of Lagos, we weren’t totally immune to the destruction occasioned by COVID-19 and its cousin, the #ENDSARS protests, which rocked the country to its foundation.”
In addition, he said, ”as we emerge from the ashes of these destructions in-to the bright sunlight, we are confronted with the reality that this business will only triumph when its workforce is in full control of all the opportunities to improve its capacities and capabilities at its disposal”.
To achieve the objective of this retreat, a line up of seasoned speakers brought in their wealth of experience to enrich the discourse of the occasion. Speakers include global HR influencer and ISO31000 certified lead manager,, Mr Adeyemi Ajayi, Senate and senior faculty member, PAN African University, Dr. Segun Vincent, London Business School Alumni and Sloan Fellowship programme graduate, Dr Maxwell Ubah, Serial award-winning HR Practitioner, Mr Terna Segher and Public Speaker and Personal Development Trainer, Mr Obinnaya Uruakpa.
Each of these speakers brought in their wealth of experience to impart the knowledge base of the participants. Topics of discussion ranged from a framework for global best practices in Human Resources Management, emotional intelligence, problem-solving skills and global best practices in achieving greater workforce.
High point of the retreat was the presentation of awards to members of staff. The GM LACVIS, Mr Segun Ogunnaike and Mrs Lilian Onyinyen Chukwu of ACVTS, were presented with the Long Service Award and 13 years of Service respectively in appreciation of their commitment, loyalty and contribution to the growth of the Temple Group Brand.
Computerised Vehicle Inspection Service, CVIS, adopts global best practices in the inspection of service to determine its road worthiness status. It is driven by the vision to be the preferred vehicle inspection operator of African origin with Global acceptance. It is in partnership with government at all levels to reduce the rate of road traffic crashes and fatalities by guarantying sound road worthiness of vehicles. This is a direct intervention to ensure that vehicles owners and other road users ply the roads with vehicles free form mechanical defects causing accidents. Inspections carried out at any of the computerised vehicle inspection centre include emission, headlamps test, brakes efficiency states, steering and alignment tests, visual inspection to check for safety requirements in vehicles and underneath inspection to check for chassis and frame of vehicles.
If these mechanical components are deemed road worthy after the inspection, it contributes a reduction in the rate of accidents and carnages on the roads. All these help to save lives, gives assets protection and protect government infrastructure.
To achieve this, it has partnered with relevant agencies such as The Vehicle Inspection Service, VIS, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, safety agencies and stakeholders to save the lives of Nigerians through improved road safety administration.
CVIS is currently operational in 22 states in the country including Abuja, Lagos, Oyo, Anambra, Ebonyi, Akwa-ibom , Kaduna, Nassarawa and Ondo State.
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