Abuja- The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has concluded plans to hold its second Governance Share Fair for South West states, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The fair is being organised by the NGF in collaboration with the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and State Partnership for Accountability, Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC), a competent source at the NGF Secretariat disclosed to NAN on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to the source, the fair, slated to take place in Lagos between May 15 and May 16, is a knowledge sharing and learning event designed to help states benefit from their experiences.
The event, which is packed with presentations, discussions and opportunities to meet and mingle with state counterparts, is also expected to stimulate interest in future collaboration and development of new programmes in states.
Participating states are expected to make presentations on various areas of governance reform and share same through extensive interactions and deliberations.
The governance share fair is expected to be attended by all South West governors with Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola as the host.
State Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries, Directors and Deputy Directors from participating states will also attend the event.
The NGF Chairman, Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers, will declare the event open while each of the participating states will have a stand in the information market place to show case their achievements.
NAN reports that the NGF policy experts will also make presentations on the forum`s State Peer Review Mechanism and its content management system at the event.