ACBF Renews Commitment to Continue Partnership with NILDS


  • Tuesday July 23, 2019 15:34 PM
  • NILS Press Corps


The Executive secretary of African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie has expressed the intention of the Foundation to continue its partnership with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS, in terms of enhancing the capacity of legislatures in the African regions for quality laws and legislation. He stated that Nigeria is one of the 12 countries that founded ACBF in 1991, adding that the primary objective of the Foundation is to develop economic management policy programmes across Africa.

Prof. Nnadozie, congratulated the Director General of NILDS, Prof. Abubakar Olanrewaju Sulaiman and encouraged him to sustain the laudable work the Institute has been known for. He informed that ACBF which lays emphasis on sustainability, ownership and institutionalization, also counts on the cooperation and resourcefulness of its partners for timely mobilization of fund targeted at fulfilling its core mandates.

Prof. Sulaiman extolled the will of the Executive Secretary to continue the collaborative efforts with the Institute which will do no less in recording more success stories. He looks forward to a fruitful collaboration in terms policy development in terms common currency for regional trades, community policing and other critical areas that requires Legislative input and policy action.

While imploring the ACBF to consider the third phase of the NILS-CAP project, Prof. Sulaiman assured that the collaborative strides would be more professional and seamless, due to the fact that NILDS has created a division to particularly deal with international cooperation and business development.