The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday met with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, where they examined issues and investigated association in basic zones.
An assertion gave on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the Speaker on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, said Gbajabiamila and Mohammed additionally examined issues identifying with discretionary changes, sexual orientation based brutality, empowering climate for additional ladies in legislative issues, improvement of public budgetary administration frameworks, dealing with Africa’s obligation emergency just as improving social venture and social insurance frameworks in Nigeria.
It was named ‘Gbajabiamila meets UN Dep. Sec. Gen., Mohammed, talks about social, financial devt, others.’
The statement quoted Gbajabiamila confirming that the issues aligned with the priorities of the House in its Legislative Agenda.
The Speaker said he looked forward to working with the Office of UN Deputy Secretary-General and the UN Resident Coordinator in taking things forward.
The discussion concluded with an agreement to explore partnerships in helping to deliver impact in the stated areas, particularly through specific legislative interventions which reflect the priorities of Nigerians, according to the statement.
Present at the meeting were the Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Nigeria, Mr. William Kallon; the Special Assistant to the DSG, Hadiza Elayo; Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator, Fred Eno; and the Special Adviser to the Speaker on International and Inter-Parliamentary Affairs, Mr Dapo Oyewole.