For More Efficient Regional Parliamentary Bureaucracy, NILDS Retools Clerks of Committees


  • Monday August 5, 2019 19:08 PM
  • NILS Press Corps

As part of the on-going agenda of impacting and strengthening democracies, especially, among West African sub-regional Parliaments, a 5-day Training is billed to commence in Abuja on Monday, the 5th of August, 2019.

Organized by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, NILDS, the Workshop is targeted at Committee Clerks from the Gambian National Assembly and the Clerks of Committees of both the Senate and the House of Representatives of Nigeria’s National Assembly.

The objective is to, introduce participants to best practices in Committee management, acquaint them with practical guidelines that would assist them improve committee effectiveness, entrench a virile bureaucratic parliamentary management philosophy as well as provide a forum for exchange of experience.

The Clerk to the National Assembly, Dr M. A Sani Omolori is expected to declare the workshop open, while the Director General, Prof Abubakar O. Sulaiman, the convener of the workshop will set the tone for the training, in his remarks.

Participants would be exposed to the roles of Clerks in Legislative Committees, and how to organize effective public and investigative hearing, among other thematic areas.

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