| Nigeria: NEPAD Commences Second Country Review
18 September 2012, Daily Trust
The Special Adviser to the President on New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD), Amb. Tunji Olagunju has said preparations for the second country review of Nigeria scheduled for 2013 has commenced.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja at a meeting of the National Council on African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), Olagunju said that the review will seek to evaluate what has been accomplished in the journey towards good governance as well focus on the implementation of the National Programme of Action (NPoA).
He explained that while the country's self assessment review took place in 2007, the country final report was submitted to the public in January 2008, adding that as part of the peer review process, members states are required to periodically undertake every four years an assessment of the four thematic areas of governance that form the plank of the country's self assessment.