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Stakeholders cStakeholder calls for execution of laudable projects in Bauchi State

Stakeholders in Bauchi state, have called for capacity strengthening for Ministries, Departments and Agencies on Memo with a view to facilitating the release of funds from goverment, towards execution of citizen oriented projects.
They made the call at a Pause and Reflect Quarterly meeting, supported through USAID State to state , Accountability, Transparency, and Effectiveness Activity, Bauchi Field Office.
The objective of the meeting was to identify and capture lessons learned and offer useful recommendations that would to improve the project’s performance and outcomes.
It was also to elicit the views of stakeholders on the implementation of State2State Activit to be applied to adjust, adapt, implement, and maximize results.
Stakeholders were drawn from three thematic sectors of Health, Education, Water Sanitation and Hygiene,Wash, acknowledged that weak Memos were being dumped for lack of substance to secure executive approval.
The capacity strengthening according to them, would boost the knowledge of the MDAs to write strong and direct to the point Memos that would convince the state Governor to grant approval for the release of funds to execute citizens oriented projects.
The stakeholders meeting also noted that despite citizens engagement during the budget process in the three senatorial districts of the state, there was need for the citizens to acquire knowledge of its contents and identify what their needs are, for proper inclusion into the budget.


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