Oyo House Host Southwest Learning Event on Constituency Engagement

Oyo State House of Assembly host Houses of Assembly in the South-West Region. The event which was organized by South-West Legislative Reform Implementation Committee had in attendance Speakers, Majority Leaders, Minority Leaders, Honourable members in south-west region, PERL, DFID, Coordinator National Orientation Agency (NOA) among others.

Objectives of the event includes, creating platform for Lagos and Oyo State Houses of Assembly to share engagement approaches with other Houses in the South-West region; Getting committee from the Houses to hold constituency engagement involving broad range of stakeholders across the state.

Lastly to agree on dates of Houses of Assembly to host constituency engagements in each state before December, 2017.

The Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly spoke on the concurrent Town Hall approach embarked on the Lagos State on Constituency Engagement and how it has being of immense benefit to infrastructural development in Lagos. The advantage being that it has enhanced the involvement of members of public in governance. He also spoke on the issue of constituency, political stability and financial autonomy and how they have contributed to the development of the communities and move governance closer to the grassroots.