Reps to compile knowledge of members’ constituency tasks
By Tony Akowe, Abuja
The House of Representatives is to compile a complete knowledge of all constituency tasks as contained within the annual appropriation for simple monitoring.
Chairman of the House Committee on Constituency Outreach Rep. Bello Kaoje, who disclosed this at a information convention, stated the committee is presently compiling the checklist of constituency places of work of the lawmakers
The committee additionally commits to supply an up to date database of constituency tasks as allotted within the Appropriation Act yearly for ease of monitoring and evaluation of constituency tasks.
The committee stated it should henceforth make the most of its powers and mandate to make sure correct schooling and enhance residents understanding of constituency tasks and efficient methods of partaking lawmakers on constituency mission implementation, including that doing so will assist construct public belief and promote democratic accountability.
Kaoje stated additional that the committee can even work to make sure correct implementation and launch of funds for members’ constituency tasks consistent with the calls for of their constituents.
In addition, the House Committee stated it should deploy its oversight powers to make sure that members arrange practical constituency places of work as statutorily required as it should allow efficient communication between constituents and their representatives and deepen legislative accountability.
The Committee he stated is dedicated to selling common engagement between constituents and their representatives to advertise inclusive governance and can encourage lawmakers to watch and make sure the profitable implementation of their constituency tasks and for case of identification appropriated constituency tasks must be labelled as ‘facilitated by’ rather than ‘donated by’.
He stated they can even associate with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and improvement companions within the monitoring and monitoring of Constituency Projects and Offices.