Daily Archives - October 14, 2018

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF AN EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATIVE, CSOS AND MEDIA ROUNDTABLE ON FINANCING FOR NUTRITION IN BAUCHI STATE

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF AN EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATIVE, CSOs AND MEDIA ROUNDTABLE ON FINANCING FOR NUTRITION IN BAUCHI STATE ORGANIZED BY CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND (UNICEF) HELD AT DESTINATION BAUCHI HOTEL, BAUCHI STATE ON 11TH OCTOBER, 2018.

Preamble

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre in partnership with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) organized a Roundtable Dialogue. The Dialogue aimed at bringing under one roof the state’s executive, legislative, CSOs and the media to identify opportunities for financing nutrition, understand existing efforts by the State towards increasing domestic investment for nutrition and address nutrition emergency, giving cognizance to the importance of timely release of funds for nutrition, increased domestic investment for the scale-up of CMAM, and increased budget line for nutrition in Bauchi state. The meeting drew participants from the State House of Assembly, State Ministries of Health, Finance, Agriculture, Women Affairs, […]

CISLAC URGES PRIORITIZATION AND REVISITING THE PASSAGE OF THE PIGB

CISLAC URGES PRIORITIZATION AND REVISITING THE PASSAGE OF THE PIGB

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre urges the National Assembly and the Executive to re-visit and prioritize the passage of the PIGB into law.

We recall that the National Assembly had passed the PIGB and sent it to the president for Assent. However, while the legislature was on recess, the president withheld his assent to the Bill raising some issues he was said to be uncomfortable with.

CISLAC recollects that the progress recorded so far in getting a law to regulate the oil and gas sector and deepen the reforms proposed by this administration has been a result of the initiative, proactiveness, doggedness and resilience of the two chambers of the NASS, which is quite commendable.

It is common knowledge that the PIGB being considered originated as a private member Bill. It is also on record that both […]