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FG, organization urge stakeholders in selecting projects for implementation

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FG, organization urge stakeholders in selecting projects for implementation

By Matthew ELOYI

The Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs in collaboration with Dashmi Nig Ltd has called on stakeholders to participate in the process of selecting projects to be implemented in their communities under the constituency projects program.

Dashmi Nig Ltd’s consultant Mal. Lawal Umar stated this in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Gombe shortly after the stakeholder’s forum and capacity building of the North-East zone on the implementation of the Zonal Intervention Project (ZIP) constituency project.

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In his words, “Constituency or Zonal intervention project are public projects nominated by Federal Lawmakers to extend the dividends of democratic government to their various constituency for speedy development at the grassroots.

“Therefore lawmakers were expected to provide their people with an update on every project domiciled in their constituency.”

He said the program is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs which contracted Dashmi Nig Ltd to create awareness on the essence of the constituency project and how to access it and stakeholders’ responsibility.

Umar said the ministry is being saddled with the responsibility of overseeing the implementation of the Zonal constituency project and the objective of implementing the program was to ensure speedy development.

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He added that the meeting has equipped the stakeholders to ensure the right constituency was brought to them and to protect and safeguard the project as well as choose what project they want.

Participants who spoke at the meeting described the initiative as commendable because it will create public awareness of government activities and ensure people are involved in the decision-making process.

FG, organization urge stakeholders in selecting projects for implementation

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