UK Envoy Urges Nigeria To Consolidate Democracy


The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has urged the Nigeria government to remain on the path of democratic consolidation for the socio-economic development of Nigeria.

Laing said this while delivering her goodwill message at the 3rd Ministerial Performance Review Retreat at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, a statement issued by the British High Commission in Abuja said.

Organised by the UK funded Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL) programme, the retreat is the UK’s flagship governance programme in Nigeria. Through this programme, the UK is working with the Federal Government of Nigeria as well as with civil societies in Nigeria to improve accountability and effective use of public resources.

The High Commissioner in her speech reflected on three important issues – Consolidating Democracy, Economic Resilience and Institutionalising a Culture of Accountability.

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Source: Leadership Newspaper