The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, has urged the Risk Managers Society of Nigeria to work closely with the government in militating against risks in the country.
She stated this while declaring open the 2018 National Risk Management confab in Abuja with the theme, ‘Risk management and nation building – transforming national challenges to opportunities’.
“Government certainly needs your support as risk managers to effectively pre-empt most of the national challenges, be it natural disasters like flash floods ravaging several parts of the country or other socio-economic problems,” Oyo-Ita said.
She said that the application of risk management solutions to the wide spectrum of national challenges had huge potential for proffering solutions that could prevent or turn those adversities to opportunities.
According to her, the task of nation building was a collective one, which should address the challenges of the country in their diverse forms.
The President, RIMSON, Mr Jacob Adeosun, while reviewing the recent activities of RIMSON, drew attention to the society’s objectives, especially the quest towards making RIMSON the hub of risk…