New Year Message: NILDS Will Continue to Build Legislators Capacity Across Nigeria and the Sub- Region -Prof. Sulaiman


  • Friday January 8, 2021 07:31 AM
  • NILS Press Corps

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate the New Year, the Director General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Prof. Abubakar O. Sulaiman has said that the capacity building of Nigerian lawmakers and that of the sub-region would be the priority of the premier institute in 2021.

The DG, stressed that one of the major objectives of the Institute is to improve the capacity of Legislators to sustain and consolidate democratic governance through deliberation and policy formulation.

He said:, "we will continue to provide the legislators and officials with institutionalized opportunities for problem-oriented studies and systematic training in the various disciplines of legislative institutions, processes and procedures"

"On our part, we will continue to improve the capacity of legislators to sustain and consolidate democratic governance through deliberation and policy formulation".

He hailed the resilience of Nigerians in their commitment to the unity and prosperity of the country and support for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Also, he called on Nigerians to work resolutely as one, as the challenges facing the country would be surmounted.