Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Workshop For Officers Wives and Female Officers

PART II

NAME OF EVENT: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Workshop For Women In The Security Sector

THEME: Emotional Intelligence for Effective Service Delivery.

DATE OF EVENT: 26th-27th April 2021

VENUE: NAF Conference Centre & Suites, Kado , Abuja

NUMBER OF DELEGATES: 21 FEMALE MILITARY, PARAMILITARY OFFICERS & OFFICERS WIVES

NUMBER OF ORGANIZATIONS: 8

Workshop was prepared for female military and para military officers, wives of military and para military officers and women in security services and treated the use of emotional intelligence in security services.

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

8 Organizations took part in the programme with the following number of delegates:

Defence Headquarter [DHQ] – 3

Nigerian Army Women Corps [NAWC] – 1

Nigerian Army [NA] – 3

Nigerian Airforce [NAF] – 1

Nigerian Police Force [NPF] – 1

Federal Road Safety Corp [FRSC] – 6

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp [NSCDC] – 3

Road Safety Officers Wives Association [ROSOWA] – 3

Prominent amongst the various delegates were respective Colonels, Lieutenant, Major and their Captains were, COL Bs Omoge Olasehinde leading Defence Headquarter, COL TA Akinbo leading Nigerian Army Women Corps, LT Abubakar Zainab Ahmed, Major Roseline Stephen Agwai, Capt Chukwu Chinwendu leading Nigerian Army, , CSP Olabisi Davies leading Nigeria Police Force, DCC Dorothy Ikpeme leading Federal Road Safety Corps and ACC Kolawole Rakiya Faith leading Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

High beats of the workshop was the keynote address by the Honorable Minister for Women affairs Dame Pauline Tallen OFR,KSG represented by the Director of Humanitarian Affairs Mrs Mary Ngaji encouraging female military officers to learn, understand and imbibe emotional intelligence as a veritable tool for their effective performance. Highlight of the opening ceremony was a welcome address by the Convener and President of PUWI Dr Folake Joy Yobah FIMC, CMC and an opening remark  amidst good will messages from respective organizations.

Subsequently, 3 lecture sessions took place on the first day as follows:

Paper 1: What is Emotional Intelligence

BY MR ISAAC ONOJA

Paper 2: Domestic Security Strategies Available in Offices, Homes and Immediate Surroundings

BY DR[MRS.] FOLAKE JOY YOBAH fimc, cmc

Paper 3: Peace and Conflict Management

BY DR [MR] PAUL AONDONA

All participants afterwards discussed in an interactive forum the various topics and craved for a need to emulate Emotional Intelligence and Leadership commitment towards building nationhood during their year of service.

The following day witnessed a new dimension as Mr. Isaac Onoja delivered a lecture on The Effectiveness of Emotional Intelligence for Personal Evaluation – The KCG Approach”.

Also on the same day was a symposium on Espousing New module of Emotional Intelligence in a new era of security challenges:

  • A practical approach on  Personal emotional management for effective delivery

       BY DR[MRS.] FOLAKE JOY YOBAH fimc, cmc

  • Peace and Conflict Management for National Security needs

      BY DR [MR] PAUL AONDONA

On hand to give inspiration to the women were the Medics Et Al. They shared the knowledge on Women and Health and enjoined participants to educate them on Nutritional correction and management of disease condition for health synergy, and other health matters.

Deliberations on moving Nigerian Women forward to meet global best practices in terms of innovative etiquette and leadership capacity was seriously emphasized.

CONCLUSIONS

Dr. Folake Yobah FIMC,CMC, the convener of the workshop in her vote of thanks appreciated the Honorable Minister Dame Pauline Tallen for her visionary approval of the workshop and also praised, the Defence Headquarter, Nigerian Army Women Corps, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Airforce, Nigerian Police Force, Federal Road Safety Corps, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp, Road Safety Officers Wives Association for their contribution and involvement in the program.

COMMUNIQUE

  • Request was made for female military and paramilitary officers, and officers wives to meet periodically for programmes like this home and abroad to galvanize best practices.
  • More education for women on emotional intelligence and leadership should be hyped more aggressively.
  • The media should be fully involved in sensitization.

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