NIGERIAN MAINTENANCE CULTURE: AN INSTITUTION INTO NIGERIAN POSTAL SERVICES (NIPOST). A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON MASS COMMUNICATION
This research work was done on Nigerian maintenance culture an investigation to Nigerian postal service, NIPOST. Is an autonomous extra- ministerial organization.
It is cross dimensional. To be more concise this work is restricted to Enugu territory. NIPOST is unique. The same coma any where in Nigeria. This subject has a lot to do with safe guarding, projecting the reliability and prolonging the life span of NIPOST properties with material, valuable and non- material valuable instead of abandoning and replacement which may incure high cost it involves the management of the Nigerian postal service (NIPOST) and also the federal government. The aim is to find out how to spirit of maintenance work is maintained in NIPOST.
This write up is based on data collected and presented for NIPOST tact book oral and other manual. It was ascertain that maintenance have being a way of life in NIPOST.
Although not absolute but deficient in many areas. Every area in relation to the system was critically reviewed.
1.0 AN OVER-VIEW
Nigerian postal service (NIPOST) is one of the parastatals under he ministry of communications ,meanly known as post and telecommunication. (P&T)
The defunction of (P&T) in the year 1985 brought NIPOST into existence. This parastateded since its inception in the year 1985. has its headquarters at Lagos with Branches all over the state (Territories) this establishment deals mainly with postal services which includes mail and its components. All efforts to develop a maintenance culture in our people depend to a large extent on the life style of the leaders. It is therefore obligatory for our leaders as individual and government to consistently strive to ensure this culture in all its ramification.
The federal governments conscious of the need to hiculcate this issue in Nigerian citizen concerning paying more attention to maintenance setup a committee in 1979 to look into the various aspect of maintenance set up a committee 1979 to look into the various aspect of maintenance in the country. To control the propensity of an average Nigerian to replace instead of repair and maintained.
A good example of the this sort now is the petroleum trust fund (PTF) charged with the rehabilitation of all the made in the country had much to waste. Maintenance is necessary as a way of life of life other wise we remain a nation without past. Prevention is better than cure” this philosophy is an old adage which refers to this word maintenance instead of replacement. The virtues of maintenance are numerous. It minimizes uncertainties on the performance it increase reliability plan and projection are made to improved efficiency thereby reduces period of insectivity due to break down.