Financial Autonomy : Conference of Speakers’ Chairman, Ogundoyin Lauds NGF’s Stance on Implementation

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Following the suspension of the three week old national strike called by the leadership of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, over the non-implementation of financial autonomy for State legislatures, the Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State legislature of Nigeria, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin has lauded the stance of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF on the demands of the striking parliamentary staff, describing it as positive.

The Conference Chairman appreciated the collaborative efforts of all the stakeholders, particularly the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF led by the Governor of Kwara State, Abdul Rahman AbdulRasaq in resolving the impasse.

Ogundoyin said this led to the decision of the striking parliamentary staff to suspend the industrial action.

He also used the opportunity to appreciate President and the Executives of PASAN led by Comrade Usman Mohammed, Conference of Speakers and Speakers of Bauchi, Abubakar Suleiman, Speaker of Gombe State, Abubakar Muhammad Luggerewu as well as Director General of the Conference, Busari Sharafadeen.

The Conference of Speakers Chairman expressed his gladness for coming to an agreement in ensuring the implementation of financial autonomy for State Houses of Assembly and the State Judiciary.

He said he was delighted over resumption of work in all the 36 State Houses of Assembly across the country.

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