National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies NILDS, has commenced the training of legislative officials and other support staff of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly on legislative management system.
The training was to improve on the skills of the staff for effective service delivery and for the overall development of the state and the country at large.
The Deputy Director, Training and International Cooperation, NILDS, Miss Rekiya Atta, stated this in Abuja during the opening ceremony of a four-day Training Workshop for the House Legislative Officials.
She said that the training workshop was aimed at boosting capacities of the House officials for effective service delivery.
“This is a capacity building workshop which is aimed at equipping the participants with skills on Legislative Management System.
“This is to ensure quality service delivery while discharging their duties.
“As the importance of any training like this one cannot be overemphasized to the development of the legislature and the country at large,” she said.
She urged the participants to take the training with all seriousness it deserves in their interest and for the overall development of their state and the country.
The Deputy Director called for sustenance of good working relations between the legislators and the staff of the assembly for quality service delivery.
The Clerk of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Ego Maikeffi, and Director, Publication/ Information of the House, Mrs Rosia Kumbugu, expressed their readiness to use the knowledge gained for effective service delivery.
They equally commended Gov. Abdullahi Sule for approving and sponsoring the workshop, while the speaker of the House Balarebe Abdullahi for facilitating and enhancing the workshop and called for its sustenance.
The duo assured of the staff readiness to be dedicated to their duties at all times for optimal productivity and for the overall development of the state.
A research fellow of NILDS, Dr. Mohammed Amali, presented a paper on Structure, Management and Functions of Parliament and Dr Samuel Oguche of the same institute on Chamber Management, House Rules and Proceedings among other paper presentations.
Source: Voice of Nigeria