By Our Correspondent
HOTPEN – The Kano State House of Assembly has pledged to partner with State government and other corporate organizations in bringing out laws that will improve the living standard and the socio-economic well-being of the generality of the people of the State.
This was disclosed by the Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Engineer Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari while declaring a three day retreat open organized by the Kano State government and the Legis37 in Abuja on Wednesday
The Speaker, further stressed that the retreat has come at a right time when the Assembly is considering both State and Local Government budget in such a way that the knowledge, skills and experience being acquired during the retreat would be used practically during the State and Local Government budget in the house.
During the three day retreat, it is expected that series of papers would be deliberated by eminent resource persons who are highly knowledgeable in Legislative administration which includes among others; Role of State House of Assembly before during and after election, Development of legacy report, Strategic considerations in a budget process for a concluding parliament, Revisiting Legislature- Executive Relations as pointed out by the Speaker.
Hon. Chidari then applauded the foresight of the state Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for sponsoring the retreat which he said would add volumes to the existing knowledge of legislative treatment and administration among both Members and Management Staff of the Assembly.
The Speaker, then assured the Legis37 that the knowledge acquired during the retreat is going to be used judiciously to strengthen and improve Legislative performance in the most efficient way possible.
In his remarks at the opening of the retreat, the Majority Leader of the House, Hon Labaran Abdul Madari and Member representing Warawa Constituency, said the retreat would obviously gingered members on their roles and responsibilities as members of the Assembly
He also thanks the State Governor for his utmost concern and commitment in ensuring good and cordial working relations with the Legislative arm of the government.
In his remarks also the Head of Legis37 Alhaji Ibrahim Salim said the essence of the retreat is to among others reawakened Members of their duties and responsibilities as dully elected representatives
Alhaji Salim likewise saluted the Kano State Government which he said is in the forefront in such retreat which clearly indicated that Kano remain a pacesetter on matters related to democracy and democratic principles.
While fielding questions from journalists, the Clerk and Head of Legislative Service of the House of Assembly,Kano, Alhaji Garba Bako Gezawa said the retreat will serve as an avenue of idea crystalization for Legislative administration and thanks the State government and the Legis37 for organizing such workshop, pointing out that the convergence would pave way for the participants to resharpened their brain on their responsibilities comprising both members and management staff of the Assembly.