Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has assured its workers of brighter days and a progressively better future with it.
The foregoing was the central theme of the speeches by the Executive Management and the different management at the regional operations of the company by which the company assured the workers of their sustainable jobs, careers and future with the engineering construction corporation.
At the well-attended, colourful, and exciting ceremony in Abuja where the head office of the company is located, the full complement of the executive management was present.
The Managing Director, Engr. Dr. Lars Richter led other members of the executive management committee including the executive director Administration, Alhaji Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, Fniob, the Financial Director, Christian Hausemann; and the Executive Director, Corporate Development, Tobias Meletschus to the ceremony.
Giving his traditional speech at the ceremony in Abuja, Alhaji Bayi expressed gratitude to God and informed the workers that, “…taking stock of our activities, we can factually call year 2023 a year of great achievements for Julius Berger.”
Bayi said “For practical and good reasons of well-founded and living hope, Julius Berger’s faith in Nigeria’s developmental agenda remains robustly optimistic and positive.”
Turning to the workers, Bayi said, “…as for you, the great workers of our progressive company, your continuing hard work, commitment, resilience, experience and cooperation, as well as the meticulous planning and continuous investments in both human capital and technology by the Company have all helped greatly in the laudable progress we have continued to achieve as a corporate entity.”
The staff were given various awards marked out in ranges of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years; and the 45 years service award being received by the happy Julius Berger veteran, Joe Ogungbe.
Significantly, the company’s executive director of administration, Alhaji Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Building, who is retiring from service at the end of the year, also received an award for successful and honourable service of 40 years to Julius Berger Plc at the Abuja event.
Bayi thanked the spouses of every award recipient for their support, encouragement, and perseverance through the years and decades.”
At the Lagos event, the Regional Manager, Christl Thomas congratulated all the Awardees especially the two staff who were awarded for 40 years of service to the company.