The Lagos State Commissioner For Home Affairs, Dr Abdulhakeem Abdullateef has again been conferred with the highest professional membership grade of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), NIM – The Fellowship award today.

The conferment was held at City Hall, Lagos during the institute 2017 Awards, Fellows and Spouses’ Day Luncheon.

Presenting the NIM Fellowship to the Commissioner, the President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian Institute of Management(Chartered), Emeritus Prof. Munzali Jibbril, described the process of upgrading members to a Fellow, which started in 1963, as rigorous and painstaking.

“The process of upgrading members to Fellow has been painstaking and rigorous and that is why only those who are truly deserving of the award get honoured each year”

Emeritus Prof. Jibbril, implored Dr AbdulLateef and other recipients not to be contented with just adding FNIM appellation to their names but to see it as a call to higher responsibility and service to the Institute, the management profession and the nation at large.

“From today onward, each of you is expected to devote more time, talent, treasure and thinking to the service of the Institute and mankind” he advised.

Speaking after receiving the award, Dr Abdullateef noted that his undying passion for acquisition of knowledge and excellence was his propellant.

According to him, “I feel great and honoured as a fellow of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). Political opportunities will come normally but my charge to political office holders, is to be truthful to themselves. What you don’t have you cannot give.

“You need to go ahead and acquire more skills by joining organizations like this so as to enhance your capacity to deliver on your electoral mandate”, he advised.

The Nigerian Institute of Management, (Chartered) NIM was established in the year 1961.


Olalekan Murisiku
Media Assistant To The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs.
24th August, 2017

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