Nigeria to undergo 2nd Peer review after 11 years – Princess Akobundu


By Abolade Ogundimu

Nigeria is to undergo a Second African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) , Mrs Gloria Akobundu, Chief Executive Officer African Union Development Agency- New Partnership for Africa’s Development, AUDA-NEPAD has said.

Akobundu,  in a statement on Friday in Abuja said, the process comes almost 11 years after the first peer review was conducted.

She said that the review was long over due in order to improve on the nation’s deliberate and strategic developmental efforts.

“The first country’s peer review was conducted in 2008. The process is supposed to be carried out every five years.

“President Muhammadu Buhari is giving maximum support, he has already approved the conduct of the review,” she said.

Akobundu further listed the nation’s step towards conducting a successful and resourceful review process.

“The constitution of the committee to oversee the second PRM is in process.

The AUDA-NEPAD National Coordinator said the peer review will cover all…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria