SIFAX Group has rewarded and honoured 46 staff at its annual Long Service Award ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.
The SIFAX Group Long Service Award is an annual event where deserving staff, who have served for a minimum period of ten years, are rewarded with cash gifts for their meritorious, consistent and outstanding service to the company.
Mr Muyiwa Akande, Corporate Affairs Manager, SIFAX Group, stated this in a press statement in Lagos, saying the awardees received their gifts at a private ceremony held across various subsidiaries of the Group recently.
Dr Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group in his goodwill message to the recipients, lauded the staff for their passion, dedication and hard work in uplifting the company to its current heights.
He said: “I must salute your courage and dedication. It means a lot to me that you have all dutifully contributed to the growth of the company in your different subsidiaries and in various capacities. I am touched because these gestures have shown to me an unrivalled level of loyalty to both the company and your jobs. Thank you for believing in the SIFAX Group dreams and contributing your quota on a daily basis to see it come to fulfilment.”
Mr Adekunle Oyinloye, Group Managing Director, SIFAX Group, urged the recipients to see the recognition as a call to a better and higher level of service and commitment, adding that the company would continue to provide the required assistance and support to its workforce, including remuneration, training and promotion in a bid to motivate for optimum performance.
Of the 46 staff honoured and rewarded, forty three of them had served for 10 years, two for 15 years and one for 20 years.
Responding on behalf of the recipients, Mr Abayomi Obadare, General Manager, Billing and Commercial, Ports & Cargo Handling Services Limited, lauded the management for the culture of rewarding staff. He described the experience working at SIFAX Group as an interesting one and further assured the management that recipients would be inspired to do more.