Strike: Ministry postpones local govt. stakeholders’ conference


The Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs has postponed its upcoming conference for stakeholders in Local government administration, due to what it called “unforeseen circumstances”.

The Conference with the theme, ‘The Trajectory of Local Government Administration in Nigeria and the Institutional Challenges’ would have held between November 16 and 17.


Mr. Zaphaniah Jisalo, the Minister of Special Duties, made the announcement in a statement issued by Anastasia Ogbonna, Head, Press and Public Relation in the ministry, today in Abuja.

The minister said he regretted the inconvenience caused by this postponement, adding that a new date will be communicated to all concerned.

“The Annual Conference which is usually for key stakeholders and government officials involved in local government administration, aims to address critical national issues, with a view to extending effective governance to grassroots level.”


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