Workshops to Strengthen Legislatures in Commonwealth West Africa: Nigeria

Key words: Parliamentary Strengthening - Commonwealth West Africa - Nigeria

This report details the findings of the CPA-DFID conference held in Nigeria on Legislative Strengthening in West Africa.  It lists the following aspects in particular as requiring urgent attention: the National Assembly and the Budget Process; Assembly Oversight of the Executive; the Public Accounts Committee and the Auditor-General; the Role of Parliamentarians in Combating Corruption; and Engaging National Assembly Members in the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS).

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