Good governance: Ex-Speakers pledge commitment


No fewer than 88 former Speakers of State Houses Assemblies have resolved to continue to work for good governance in the country.

The former legislators, under the umbrella of the Conference of Former Speakers of State Houses of Assembly, declared their resolution after its meeting in Abuja on Sunday.

The Chairman of the conference, Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, said the forum availed ex-speakers the platform for continuous contributions to nation building.

Lalong said the forum would resurrect redundant old politicians to put their wealth of experience into use, as against leaving them idle in their villages.

He said the forum would be registered and it would have a constitution that would ensure that each the six geopolitical zones was represented in its executive.

The Secretary of the conference, Chief Stanley Ohajuruka, said the forum would serve as a pressure group to…

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