Con­fab c’ttees to sit at NJI, NICON Lux­ury ho­tel

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Nu­rud­deen M. Ab­dal­lah

The Na­tional Con­fer­ence com­mit­tees are now to sit at the premises of the Na­tional Ju­di­cial Coun­cil (NJI) and NICON Lux­ury Ho­tel Abuja, not Sher­a­ton Ho­tel and Tow­ers, as ear­lier sched­uled.

Con­fer­ence chair­man Jus­tice Idris Legbo Kutigi an­nounced the change of venue yes­ter­day in a state­ment by the As­sis­tant Sec­re­tary on Me­dia and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Ak­pan­dem James.

He said while com­mit­tees 1 to 10 will hold their ses­sions at the NJI, com­mit­tees 11 to 20 hitherto sched­uled to sit at the Sher­a­ton will now hold their ses­sions at the NICON Lux­ury Ho­tel.

The change in venue for the sec­ond set of com­mit­tees be­came nec­es­sary when it was ob­vi­ous that the venue an­nounced ear­lier will not be avail­able for the num­ber of days en­vis­aged.

Com­mit­tees 1 to 10 are: De­vo­lu­tion of Power; Po­lit­i­cal Re­struc­tur­ing and Forms of Govern­ment; Na­tional Se­cu­rity; En­vi­ron­ment; Pol­i­tics and Gov­er­nance; Law, Ju­di­ciary, Hu­man Rights and Le­gal Re­form; So­cial Sec­tor; Trans­porta­tion; Sci­ence Tech­nol­ogy and De­vel­op­ment; and Agri­cul­ture.

Com­mit­tees 11 to 20 are those on Civil So­ci­ety, Labour and Sports; Pub­lic Ser­vice; Po­lit­i­cal Par­ties and Elec­toral Mat­ters; For­eign Pol­icy and Di­as­pora Mat­ters; Land Ten­ure and Na­tional Bound­aries; Econ­omy, Trade and In­vest­ment; En­ergy; Re­li­gion; Pub­lic Fi­nance and Rev­enue; and Im­mi­gra­tion and Re­lated Mat­ters.

The com­mit­tees would be­gin their work to­day.

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