By Festus Ahon, Asaba
A two-day capacity building workshop for members and selected key management staff of the Delta State House of Assembly has opened in Asaba with a call on Lawmakers and participants to avail themselves of the opportunity to enhance their work.
The Speaker, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori in a keynote address at the opening ceremony of the workshop, said the importance of training and re-training could not be overemphasized as Legislators.
Oborevwori recalled that as members-elect, the House had in 2019, had the privilege to be engaged by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Foundation, the organizers of the workshop, where a request for more engagements was made.
While saying that the workshop was a follow up to that request as well as another made during a seminar with Speakers of State Houses of Assembly in Abuja, he noted that the gains from that encounter impacted positively in the legislative works of the State House of Assembly.
He said he is very confident that at the end of the workshop members would have gained lessons that will greatly help to advance their legislative duties.
The Speaker explained that from the topics available in the two-day workshop there was no doubt that they would be very impactful, saying that members of the seventh Assembly would ever remain grateful to the foundation for taking them through such incisive orientation.
The Director-General, National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman commended the purposeful leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, saying that the on-going developments in the state confirm the pro-active character of the State House of Assembly.