What participants say about our programmes



First International Ombud Expo, Abuja, Nigeria, October 2019

“…our participation was positive as it allowed for the exchange of experience with Ombudsmen from other countries and their representatives.  Personally, the experience enriched my knowledge of the role of the Ombudsman institutions and their interconnection with government bodies for rapid resolution of citizens’ problems.”

HON. ANTÓNIA FLORBELA DE JESUS ROCHA ARAÚJO

DEPUTY OMBUDSMAN OF ANGOLA

10th Biennial Caribbean Ombudsman Association (CAROA) Training – Advancing the Ombudsman’s Impact

“Very practical and knowledgeable session. Extensive useful examples and opportunity to exchange experiences.”

MS ALLISON AUDAIN-MILLER

OMBUDSMAN OF GRENADA

Managing Public Finance – Implementing International Best Practice

“GMSI course contents are outstanding and excellently designed to assist developing countries to imbibe international best practices which are key to development”

MR RAPHAEL OLUNDU

STAFF OFFICER, NIGERIAN AIR FORCE, NIGERIA

Advancing the Ombudsman’s Impact – Roles, Services, Performance

“The training was the best I’ve had to date.  Highly encourage all offices to utilize.”

MR LUMUMBA TUCKER

OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN OF BERMUDA

UNODC Mentorship on Corruption Prevention, Abuja, Nigeria

“We have benefited immensely from the mentoring and insightful work you have done to improve our prevention mandate…. and look forward to another opportunity to work with you.”

MR BALA U. MOHAMMED

DIRECTOR, INDEPENDENT CORRUPT PRACTICES AND OTHER RELATED OFFENCES COMMISSION (ICPC), NIGERIA

Leading Transformation – Modernising the Public Service

“This is a progressive and desirable programme that needs to be continued periodically so that the Public Services would be kept abreast of worldwide, generally accepted practices.”

ALHAJI IBRAHIM KUNO

HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE, GOMBE, NIGERIA

Improving the Back Office – Personal Effectiveness for Support and Supervisory Staff

“I will like to apply most of this programme into my activities, and see if I can come for another training programme and also recommend GMSI to friends.  Here I met Professor Victor Ayeni who has taken this programme intensively; an excellent teacher who has an ability to make you see things from the way you could never have thought of.”

MS ASMAU GOGO SANI

ROYAL BUSINESS CONCEPTS, ABUJA, NIGERIA

Leading Oversight Institutions – Executive Study Programme for Heads of Ombudsman, Human Rights and Related Institutions

“This is an exceptionally good programme that every new Ombudsman coming to the office needs to undertake as a matter of urgency.  Excellent programme and logistics.  Grateful for the time spent with GMSI and the hospitality.  There should be a follow-up after a year or two to assess the implementation of the proposed actions”

HON AUGUSTINE MAKGONATSOTLHE

OMBUDSMAN OF BOTSWANA

Advancing the Ombudsman’s Impact – Roles, Services, Performance

“It all now makes sense. God bless you GMSI!”

MS VICTORIA DUDU LEINAENG

OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN OF BOTSWANA

Doing Ombudsman Investigation – Developing Effective Complaints Handling

“In my 23 years’ service I have never been exposed to a training of this type. It has updated my knowledge and given me a sense of belonging and relevance.”

MR I. O. A. UMENNABUDE

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, PUBLIC COMPLAINTS COMMISSION, NIGERIA

End of content