May 25, 2024

Ministry of Petroleum Resources implements Performance Contracts to drive accountability, as Directors sign formal agreements outlining responsibilities, targets

The Permanent Secretary (MPR) Amb. Gabriel T. Aduda (C) flanked by Director of HRM, Mrs. Asma'u Shehu (R) and Director of Internal Audit, Mrs. Warren B. Augusta (L) in a group photograph with some of the Ministry's Performance Management System Champions to mark the end of the ceremony

Oredola Adeola
The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has tied Ministry’s Directors to Performance Contracts (PC), a formal agreement outlining responsibilities and targets between the Supervisor and Supervisee to enhance career advancement, accountability, results, and a performance-oriented culture within the operational framework.
Amb. Gabriel Aduda, Permanent Secretary, inked the Performance Contracts (PC) with the Ministry’s Directors on August 18th, 2023.
EnergyDay gathered that the PC was the first step by the Ministry to advance the implementation of the Performance Management System (PMS) within its fold. It is also a formal agreement outlining responsibilities and targets between the Supervisor and Supervisee. Its purpose is to
 Aduda at the weekend urged the Directors to diligently fulfill their obligations under the Contract. He emphasized that this process would establish a framework for effective Performance Reporting, Feedback, Monitoring, and Evaluation of departmental expectations and deliverables.
He encouraged them to extend this approach to their division heads and individual staff for heightened accountability and improved service delivery.
Aduda also highlighted the Ministry’s ongoing efforts to fully digitize and automate work processes, reducing paperwork and enhancing workflow, as outlined in the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan FCSSIP 2021-2025.
Mrs. Adaji Asma’u Shehu, Director of Human Resources Management (MPR), expressed gratitude to the Permanent Secretary for his commitment to institutionalizing the New Performance Management System in the Ministry.
The signing ceremony had witnesses from the Ministry’s Performance Management System Champions and other staff.