The Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals is to partner the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) in human capital development and professional welders’ certification.
The Executive Director, Stakeholders Management and Corporate Communication, Mr. Mansur Ahmed who received the PTI delegation led by the Principal /Chief Executive, Prof. Sunny E. Iyuke who paid a courtesy visit to the Dangote Group in Lagos recently, stated that Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals is prepared to partner PTI in critical areas of skills acquisition, human capital development, certification of welders, and specific training for specific personnel for cement production.
Sequel to a training presentation, which highlighted the capability and capacity of the Institute, Mr. Ahmed observed that PTI was in a vantage position to provide trainings otherwise sought overseas and in light with the economic realities of the country, PTI should be the leading glow in training of competent technical human capital for the oil and gas sector.
Still, Ahmed opined that the PTI Management should develop a framework that would show the content of its training modules, and how they could match specific needs of the organizations in Dangote Group, entreating PTI to forward a proposal that could lead to the firming up of the partnership between Dangote Group and PTI.
To have insight into the areas of immediate training the company would require, Ahmed urged PTI to undertake facility tour of the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals, Sugar Refinery and Cement Company; and develop a corresponding training.
Earlier, the Principal/Chief Executive, PTI, Prof. Sunny E. Iyuke expressed the joy that PTI Management was able to link up with Dangote Group.
The Principal stated that the meeting was intended to explore areas of common ground for collaboration between the two organizations especially in human capital development for the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals. He expressed the hope that the collaboration would be beneficial to both parties.
On his efforts to rejig the Institute, to be relevant in the discharge of its mandates in the light of dynamic technology, Prof. Iyuke posited that several changes have been effected at the Management cadre.