IGLSA Advocates Good Governance, Leadership To Address Critical Issues Confronting Africa
The Director General of the Institute for Governance and Leadership Studies in Africa ,IGLSA, Dr Lanre Adebayo says the nation and the entire African continent need good governance and leadership to address critical issues confronting the continent.
He stated this at a curriculum workshop organized by the institute in partnership with the Adeleke university in Abuja.
Dr Adebayo who lamented that world leaders usually meet to formulate policies but yet sure policies were not implemented called for a frame work in promoting development in Africa.
Dr Adebayo who also stressed that policy inconsistency was the main factor affecting political instability urged tertiary institutions to focus we research to know what is available in resolving issues affecting the continent.
A member of the curriculum review committee and former deputy director commodities central bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Garba Ibrahim Gusau who emphasized that there was no single solution to the problem of developing Africa appealed for collaborative effort among countries in the continent.
The IGLSA was established in response to the foregoing challenges to undertake research and documentation on both national and international dimensions of matters such as Governance, Civil Society/Political Party Management, and Political Security as part of efforts to strengthen democratic practice in Africa.
The institute also collaborate with academic and professional institutions as well as specialized non-State actors in pursuance of its defined objectives. To be sure, the Institute has initiated discussion with some Universities in Africa, Europe and the USA with a view to developing academic and Professional programmes to address identified skill gap.
Participants at the workshop were drawn from the public and private sectors
GEORGINA HUMPHREY/ ABUJA