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Tribalism, Nepotism, Corruption, Bane of Policy Implementation – Osun Speaker

The Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Timothy Owoeye says the challenges facing policy implementation in Nigeria is as a result of tribalism and corruption.

Mr. Owoeye stated this during the visit of management of National Institute for Policy Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, Plateau State to the State House of Assembly Complex in Osogbo.

While condemning tribalism, nepotism, selfishness and corruption of political office holders and public at large, the speaker said it is the duty of all Nigerians to ensure proper implementation of government policies.

The speaker called for the review 1999 constitution and proactive restructuring of Nigeria for peaceful coexistence of all tribes in the country.

Mr. Owoeye who called for inclusion of people at the grassroots in designing policies and implementation, noted that implementers of the policy are not sincere to the nation.

Some of the lawmakers at the meeting urged everyone to eschew politics of bitterness, community conflict and corruption for better society.

They advised governments on proper implementation of security, education, economy and electoral policies as well as the independence of each arm of government.

Earlier, the leader of the team and Acting Director of Studies, Dr. Nasirudeen Usman, said the aim of the tour was to look into challenges facing policy implementation in the country.

While commending the state government under the leadership of Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on developmental policy implementation in Osun State, Dr. Usman solicited the support of every stakeholders to ensure successful policy implementation.

Funmi Adekoya

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