Tunde Bolaji – Minna
Niger state Government is ready to partner with any organization willing to promote the virtues of probity accountability and openness in the running of government for the overall development of the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed this while inaugurating the steering committee of Open Government Partnership in Minna.
He also reaffirmed the determination of his administration to the creation of an enabling environment for Open Government Partnership to thrive.
Earlier the Co Chairman Non State Actors Mr Samuel Yisa explained that with the inauguration of the steering committee the people of the state should expect a better Niger where Nigerlites are involved in their own governance.
Mr Samuel Yisa maintained that Niger state and the Civil Society Organization will work together to promote good governance by way of engaging the citizens in all aspect of governance.
A Focal person Alh Sirajo Saeed who said they would serve as the secretariat to bring together both the two parties and work out modalities that will ensure the success of the exercise.
He however promised to work with both the Civil Society Organization and the State Government to achieve the target of the two year action plan.
The action plan is targeted at fiscal transparency right and access to information citizen engagement and empowerment as well as service delivery.