USAID State2State Trains 4 Bauchi LGAs On Conflict Sensitivity In PFM

A group photograph of participants at the three-day training on Conflict Sensitivity in Public Financial Management PFM funded by USAID State2State Activity Bauchi Field Office.

By Murtala Muhammad

Staff of the Bauchi State Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs as well as four target LGAs of Alkaleri Bauchi Katagum and Misau are being trained on Conflict Sensitivity in Public Financial Management.

The three-day training is being supported by USAID funded State Accountability Transparency and Effectiveness, State2State Activity, Bauchi Field Office.

The training drew five participants from each of the four target Local Government Areas and three from the ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

The participants comprised Directors of Primary Healthcare, Education Secretaries, Directors of Budget and Planning, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH Coordinators, as well as Women Development Officers from each of the selected LGAs.

Acting Permanent Secretary State Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mohammed Sani Ibrahim address the participants on behalf of the Commissioner, Abdurrazak Nuhu Zaki. Photo Murtala Muhammad

In an address, the State Team Lead, Bauchi Field Office, Mrs Rabi Ekele, represented by the Public Financial Management, PFM Specialist, State2State Activity, Mr Isaac Otabor said the objective of the training was to deepen the knowledge of participants on conflict sensitivity as regards to PFM.

Mrs Rabi Ekele called on the participants to be attentive and participatory throughout the training sessions for them to have the needed skills of Conflict resolution in PFM.

She explained that conflict entails having different views of a particular issue, however managing it was imperative towards attaining amicable resolution.

Also speaking, the State Commissioner, Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Abdurrazak Nuhu Zaki, represented by the Acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry Mohammed Sani Ibrahim said the training was apt, urging the participants to dedicate themselves for effective learning.

Abdurrazak Nuhu Zaki who noted the support being rendered to the State government were enormous, commended State2State Activity, in the area of PFM, accountability, transparency and inclusiveness in governance.

He assured the ministry’s continuous synergy with development partners particularly the USAID funded State2State Activity with a view to achieve good governance in all ramifications.

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