In his bid to make the process of law making flexible, credible, transparent and ensure a better synergy between the Executive and Legislative arm of government, the Governor-elect of Kwara State, His Excellency Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and House of Assembly Members-elect had a Four days Parliamentary Retreat in Ghana. The retreat was aimed at exposing new members and returning members to current trends in legislation.
The retreat focused on people oriented legislation, roles of principal officers, financial autonomy of the house among other issues. It emphasized the need to form a great team of progressives without compromising core principles.
The four-day retreat for the Honorables from Kwara State was held at Accra, Ghana, and was facilitated by former Deputy Senate President, Dr. Nasir Ibrahim Mantu, Senator Khairat Gwadabe, and the Kwara State APC Chairman, Bashir Bolarinwa, Ambassador Kayode Laro, Clerk of the Kwara State House of Assembly, and Mr. Gani Ojagbohunmi Adetoro – Former Clerk, House of Reps.
The trainers were Dr Aminu Umar, Mr Ibrahim Atiku Tambuwa, Mr Ezekiel Benjamin Yissa, Dr Abdullahi Bala Adamu and Mr Abdullahi Danwanka.
At the end of the retreat, the Governor-elect led the Members-elect on a courtesy visit to Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo where further insights were shared to foster unity and move the state forward.