The one-day Town Hall Meeting on The Nigeria Social Contract attracted various stakeholders representing the Nigerian population. These groups of stakeholders were from various sectors of the society including women’s groups, students, artisans associations, persons living with disabilities, religious pressure groups, media, NUJ(press) and concerned citizens.
Highlights of the day included a Question & Answer session and handled adequately by our expert facilitators and following the discussions and interactions, here are some of the suggestions and resolutions made for tackling our many issues:
There was also a group breakout session where all the attendees present deliberated on the 4 key issues in the social contract. These issues were: the responsibilities of citizens, the responsibilities of government, the mechanisms for holding the government accountable, and the possible challenges and suggestions and partnerships to consider.
Key priority issues that NSCI should address in the area of government’s obligations to citizens as observed at the breakout session including:
Key priority issues that NCSI should address in the area of citizen’s obligations to the government: