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Thursday, February 27 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY: Rethinking Good Governance in Nigeria

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Communities in Nigeria are constantly deprived of access to basic human needs like health care, water and education, despite that billions of naira are appropriated for the provision of health facilities, quality education, water, good roads, infrastructures, and clean energy  in these regions. However, these funds do not reach the areas. 

The concept of Social Accountability as a progressive governance initiative demands that public service holders are held accountable for improved services to citizens, especially as funds have been budgeted and allocated for these services.

This panel will spark conversations about how young people can begin to use information technologies to drive evidence-based information about capital funds by government and international aid, to accelerate social and economic progress.

Speakers
avatar for Muhammad Sani Abdullahi

Muhammad Sani Abdullahi

Chief of Staff to Governor of Kaduna State
Muhammad Sani Abdullahi popularly known as Dattijo is an international development expert and Nigerian public servant. Dattijo served as a policy adviser at the Executive Office of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in New York. Dattijo formed the core team that developed... Read More →
avatar for Ayo Obe

Ayo Obe

Partner, Ogunsola Shonibare LP
Ayo Obe (née Ogunsola) is a legal practitioner and a partner, with Olasupo Shonibare, in the Lagos-based law firm, Ogunsola Shonibare. She is a Trustee of Senegal’s Gorée Institute and of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group. In Nigeria, she is on the boards of the Z.O... Read More →
avatar for Kevwe Oghide

Kevwe Oghide

Communications Lead, Connected Development [CODE]
Kevwe Oghide is a dynamic Brand and Communications Specialist with proven strength in formulating and implementing strategies in branding and communications that increase awareness, drive conversations, and promote behavioural change.She has a profound appreciation for great customer... Read More →
avatar for Hamzat Lawal

Hamzat Lawal

Chief Executive, Connected Development [CODE]
Hamzat Lawal is a leading humanitarian activist who has successfully led grassroots campaigns across Africa through his home-grown social accountability initiative, Follow The Money, a Pan-African grassroots data-driven movement that empowers citizens to demand improved public... Read More →


Thursday February 27, 2020 2:30pm - 3:30pm WAT
Studio Suite
  Panel, Governance Day