Ghana Parliamentarians Visit National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies for Exchange of Knowledge

  • Thursday November 29, 2018 09:39 AM
  • NILS Press Corps

As parts of efforts to create avenues for interface and further develop the capacities of Parliaments in the West Africa sub region, the Director General of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, Prof Ladi Hamalai received a delegation from the Parliaments of Ghana at the Institute recently in Abuja.

While stating their mission, the leader of the delegation, Hon. Alex Djornubuah said that the Institute’s efforts in developing capacities of legislatures in the African region has not gone unnoticed and the Parliament of Ghana would like to be a part of the experience.

The Director General took the delegation through the modus operandi of the Institute and informed them that NILDS is one of the world’s premier academic and research institutions across the world.

Prof. Hamalai further briefed that the Institute does not only support the sustenance of dynamic of effective legislature in Nigeria, at federal, state and local levels but also in the ECOWAS sub region.

The DG also informed them of the postgraduate school of the Institute in affiliation with the University of Benin which renders Masters’ programs in Legislative Studies, Legislative Drafting and Election Management and Party Politics.