NILDS SETS AGENDA FOR CAPACITY TRAINING FOR THE NINTH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY


  • Thursday June 13, 2019 09:31 AM
  • NILS Press Corps


The Director General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman has rolled out high level training strategies that would provide the newly elected legislators of the 9th Assembly with the requisite skills to actualize the constitutional mandate of the legislature.

This followed the election on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 where Senator Ahmad Lawan emerged as the President of the Senate and Sen. Ovie Omo- Agege, the Deputy Senate President.In a similar exercise at the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila emerged the Speaker while Hon. Idris Wase was elected as the Deputy Speaker.

In a statement, the Director General assured of the readiness of the Institute to provide bespoke capacity training for the newly elected Senators, and House of Representative members. He noted that the Institute is ready to meet the expectations of both supply and demand driven intervention for the legislature that would enhance legislative efficiency.

Meanwhile, Prof. Sulaiman expressed optimism on the completion of NILDS permanent site, an ultra-modern training and conference center which he said will help the Institute deliver on its mandate.