By: Catherine Philip Jelani
The Component 4 Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) has today being the 10th of June 2019 organized a 2day meeting for CSOs/Media to support the implementation of Adamawa State Anti-Corruption Strategies (ADSACS) and Justice Sector Reform (JSR) Action Plans in order to develop an advocacy strategy/work plan at AUN Hotel, Yola.
In her welcome remark, the State Coordinator of RoLAC, Barr. Hafsat Abdullahi reminded the participants of their ability to influence government towards the implementation of Policies. She said that she is optimistic that at the end of the day, the participants are going to come out with good results.
Dr. Ada Eze of RoLAC who is also the facilitator in her presentation pointed out the Objectives of the meeting which includes; educating the Participants on the concept of Advocacy, enabling CSOs/Media to identify and agree on priority activities to advocate for and identify the target audience, providing platforms for CSOs/Media to develop an implementation of plan among others.
Similarly, issues on overview of priority activities, agreement on priority activities, mapping of target audience among others were discussed and addressed by Dr Eze.
It could be recalled that Adamawa Daily Reports had reported that in April 2019, RoLAC had engaged CSOs/Media on the implementation of Adamawa State Anti-Corruption Strategies ADSACs and Justice Sector Reform JSR Action Plans in the state. Activities were prioritized based on Short, medium and long terms to enable speedy implementation. On the other hand, CSOs/Media met with the State Actors based on their recommendations to enable effective implementation of the two action plans.
RoLAC is a programme funded by the European Union and implemented by the British Council.