The Director General of the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA), Mr.Oblanyon Nyemah, has commended the Kenya School of Government (KSG) for its role in training of public servants in Liberia.
The KSG undertook the training of civil servants, Training of Trainers in Performance Management System and Strategic Leadership and Development in Liberia.
He said LIPA will, in its determination to provide capacity building for Public Servants, engage its local and international partners to help in building their capacity, according to the Liberia News Agency.
Mr. Nyemah made the statement Friday in the Auditorium of the University of Liberia on Capitol Hill in Monrovia, at a program marking the formal closing of Performance Management System and Strategic Leadership Development conducted by KSG and LIPA.
The training program lasted for six months and was sponsored by the World Bank.
He said the training was held in collaboration with the Governance Commission and the Civil Service Agency, as well as Ministries and Agencies of Government.
He said the critical intervention and support of their strategic partners, including the World Bank, is laudable.
Mr. Nyemah acknowledged that the training heralds a continuous commitment to the improved performance for the delivery of quality public service to the people Liberia.
The LIPA noted that it also rekindles the spirit of bilateral collaboration and relationship with partners in the African Management Development Institute Network, especially now with the KSG collaboration.
For his part, Dr. Nura Mohammed, KSG Campus Director, and Mrs. Leah Munyao, KSG Director for Academy Affairs, also lauded the collaboration currently existing between the LIPA and their institution and looked forward to
They also encouraged the participants to serve as ambassadors to their respective ministries and agencies and impart the knowledge and skills acquired to their colleagues.