The Minister of State in charge of Public Private Partnership (PPP), Honorable Rashid Pelpuo, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to seek advice from the Public Investment Division (PID) of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) before entering into such agreements. The Minister explained that this was to ensure that the citizenry benefited from such arrangements, instead of allowing the initiative to be skewed to give advantage to only the private sector partners.
The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) has organized a familiarization tour for the National Service Personnel who served at the Secretariat during the 2014/2015 service period. The tour which was part of the farewell package for the personnel took them to a number of Regional Co-ordinating Councils (RCCs), Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the country. The personnel were made up of three (3) men and four (4) ladies totaling seven (7).