As part of showcasing the critical and stabilising role the Legislature plays in democratic consolidation in Nigeria and imparting such knowledge on the younger generation to prepare them for leadership roles in the future, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, will deliver a lecture on the legislature’s role in deepening democracy in Nigeria to the University community in Nasarawa State.
The Speaker will be presenting a paper, titled “Deepening Democracy: The Role of the Legislature”, at the 3rd public lecture of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State.
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar and former Nigerian permanent representative to the United Nation, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, were previous speakers in the first and second series respectively.
Former Nasarawa State governor, Sen Abdullahi Adamu is slated to chair the occasion which will hold on Monday, December 11, 2017 at the university Assembly hall.
Hon Dogara, a Masters Degree holder in Law, has special interest in democratic studies, independence of the legislature and constitutional law.