Thursday, 5 June 2014

Nigeria hosts Commonwealth Local Government Forum and UNDP joint conference on Local Governance.


Nigeria is to host a two-day Commonwealth Local Government Forum and UNDP joint conference on Local Governance from June 11 to 12 in Abuja.

This is contained in a statement by Mr Ozoya Imohimi, Assistant Director, Press and Public Relations, of the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs.

It stated that as a prelude to the conference and CLGF board meeting, the ministry would organise a validation workshop on draft Scheme of Service and Financial Memoranda for Local Government and Local Economic Development Symposium.

The statement said the conference is titled: “Local governance and local development in Nigeria: Post 2015.”
The statement said that the meeting of the board would articulate the West African sub-region as it concerned local government administration.

It added that the conference would address key issues on more effective local government, including ensuring local governance development.

Participants will include local government representatives, parliamentarians and senior officials from local, state and federal governments. (Source - Punch)

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