The Honourable Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey has led the State’s 7th Legislature to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Africa Region Conference in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
The trip is made up of a robust delegation comprising of Some Honourable Members and Staff of the Assembly. Attending the conference with the theme of the Conference is “E-parliament: Seamless Platform for Facilitating Democracy”, is a determination to raise the bar of legislation in the Assembly in line with global best practices.
This 5-day conference which kicked off on September 30th will also afford the 7th Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly yet another opportunity to network and retool on the dynamics of the evolving parliamentary practices around the globe.
The delegation is attending sessions at the ongoing conference to chart the way forward on the E-parliament and how to use ICT in strengthening public involvement in the legislative process amongst others.