The Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement Project with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) will host the Niger Delta region to the 2017 Niger Delta Civic Engagement Forum (NDCEF) with the Theme: Strengthening the Niger Delta through Civic Engagement
Dignitaries to attend the event includes the A’Ibom House of Assembly Speaker, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke, Hilda Dokubo – Actress and Activist, Ibim Semenitari – Former M.D Niger Delta Development Commission,
Also to be in attendance include Charly Boy – CEO New Wave Media & Convener #OurMumuDonDo Campaign and the Mission Director, USAID and Executive Director, PIND Foundation will be in attendance, alongside, Ken Henshaw – Activist, Uduak Okon – E.D Youth Alive Foundation, Dr. Kingsley Emu – Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Delta State and Emeka Ononamadu – INEC Resident Commissioner, Enugu State.
This Niger Delta Civic Engagement Forum aims at bringing together key stakeholders in the Niger Delta to identify, strategize and propose solutions in addressing the challenges around strengthening the capacity of Niger Delta government institutions to meet citizen needs and participation in governance.
The event is scheduled to hold on Monday, 13th of November, 2017 at Emerald Event Centre, 119 Edet Akpan Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
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The forum will also host a short ‘Fair’ for project partners to share their work, build networks, exchange views and explore new strategies.