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SEPTEMBER 2017

Dialogue Series

Reforming Nigeria’s Public Service

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Nextier Advisory, with support from LEAP-PERL, organised a public policy dialogue themed “Reforming Nigeria’s Public Service”. This event, which is the second of a series of policy dialogues, was organised under the auspices of Nigeria’s Governance and Policy Reform Network (GPRN). The GPRN is a network under the Roadmap Nigeria initiative. The event was held at the Chelsea Hotel in Abuja. Participants at the roundtable included senior level scholars and policy makers, senior government officials, senior policy entrepreneurs, as well as development consultants.

 

Objectives

The core objectives of this roundtable were to:

  • Establish the current state of the public service in Nigeria
  • Identify the challenges in Nigeria’s public service and their root causes
  • Identify reasons why previous PSR efforts were unsuccessful
  • Identify key elements for a successful PSR programme

Dialogue Participants

Japh-Nwosu

Japh Nwosu

eneral Secretary, Council of Retired Permanent Secretaries
Goke-Adegoroye

Goke Adegoroye

Pioneer Director General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms
Stephen-Lafenwa

Stephen Lafenwa

Lecturer, Department of Public Administration, University of Ibadan
Martin-Ilo

Martin Ilo

Former Secretary to State Governor, Enugu State
Joe-Abah

Joe Abah

Former Director General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms
Ordu-Obibuaku

Ordu Obibuaku

Team Lead, PERL-ARC Nigeria
Sam-Unom

Sam Unom

Team Lead, PERL Nigeria
Akeem-Adeyanju

Akeem Adeyanju

Representative, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies
Christiana-Famro

Christiana Famro

Consultant, DFID/Federal Public Service Reform
Chris-Ngwodo

Chris Ngwodo

Partner, Selem Consult
Adesegun-Ogunlewe

Adesegun Ogunlewe

Former Head of Service, Lagos State
Habu-Galadima

Habu Galadima

Director of Research, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies
Tunde-Osibamowo

Tunde Osibamowo

Head, ERGP Delivery Unit
Patrick-Okigbo

Patrick Okigbo

Principal Partner, Nextier Advisory
Dasuki-Arabi

Dasuki Arabi

Acting Director General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms
Nonso-Obikli

Nonso Obikili

Researcher, Stellenbosch University
Myani-Bukar

Myani Bukar

Policy Partnerships Manager, PERL-LEAP Nigeria
Teniola-Tayo

Teniola Tayo

Senior Analyst, Nextier Advisory

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