NOA trains 87 LG staff on FOI Act in Borno

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The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Borno, on Thursday began training of 87 local government workers as part of it campaign to stimulate Freedom of Information (FOI), Act in the state.

Mr Yahya Iman, State Director, NOA, disclosed this at a workshop in Maiduguri on the appraisal of the Freedom of Information (FOI), Act in the state.

Imam said that the enactment of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act in 2011 was applauded as a milestone in Nigeria as it was seen as big step in the nation’s fight for transparency and accountability in governance.

He said that the workshop was designed to expose the participants on aggregated perspectives on using the law in mapping out workable strategies for transparency and systemic accountability in the respective local government area in the state.

The director explained that it was necessary for Nigerians to understand the running of…



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