The Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation has received the National Productivity Order of Merit award, reinforcing its commitment to transforming public service and healthcare in Africa.

The award was in recognition of the foundation’s exceptional efforts in promoting excellence and driving reforms in the Nigerian public sector.

A statement said that the NPOM Award recognised the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation’s commitment to a productive public sector and institutionalising productivity consciousness.

It said through its partnership with the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, the foundation had been at the forefront of numerous initiatives aimed at enhancing the efficiency and productivity of the civil service, including digitalisation, performance management systems and culture change programmes.

It stated further that the foundation also invested in building the capacity of the public sector workforce and runs impactful executive education programmes, facilitated by the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government, offered at no cost to programme participants.

“Since its inception, foundation has been instrumental in training over 400 public servants through its various initiatives,” it said.

According to the statement, the foundation was committed to advancing healthcare in Africa.

It was recently a prominent sponsor of the Africa-UK Health Summit, an annual event that fostered dialogue and partnerships to address pressing health challenges across the continent.

According to the statement, during the summit, the foundation was recognised for its adoption of 23 primary healthcare centres through the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria’s Adopt a Healthcare Facility Programme.

It noted that the commitment of N2.3bn ensured that the primary healthcare centres would have the necessary resources and infrastructure to provide comprehensive healthcare services to communities over five years.

“The recognition of the Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation with the National Productivity Order of Merit award underscores its unwavering commitment to driving productivity, excellence, and public sector reform in Nigeria,” the statement said.

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