National Conference: Full Composition Of 492 Participants




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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim Thursday released the modalities and the proposed composition of the National Conference.

The 492 participants slated for the conference cut across elder statesmen, senior citizens, political parties, retired military and security officers, retired civil services, professional groups, religious; youth and women organisations and representatives of states. 

Find below, the full composition of participants to the conference:

 

PROPOSED COMPOSITION OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE

S/N

STAKEHOLDERS

DETAILS

DELEGATES

REMARKS

1.

Elder Statesmen

1 per State and FCT

37

Nomination by President

2.

Retired Military and Security Personnel:

   i.    Military

   ii.   Police

   iii.  State Security      

        and NIA

       

 

1 per Geo-political Zone

1 per Geo-political Zone

1 per Geo-political Zone

 

 

6

6

6

Nomination by Stakeholders

3.

Traditional Rulers

2 per Zone + 1 for FCT

13

Nomination by Stakeholders

4.

Retired Civil Servants

1 per Zone

6

Nomination by Stakeholders

5.

Labour Representatives:

 

    i.   NLC

    ii.  TUC

Nominations should reflect Geo-political and Gender Balance

 

 

12

12

 

 

Nomination by NLC

Nomination by TUC

6.

Organised Private Sector

    i.    NECA

    ii.   MAN

    iii.  NACCIMA

    iv.  NESG

 

 

2

2

2

2

 

 

Nomination by Stakeholders

7.

Nigeria Youth Organisations:

    i.    Nat. Youth Council of Nigeria

    ii.   NANS

    iii.  Other (Outstanding Youths and

         Role Models)

 

1 per Geo-political Zone

1 per Geo-political Zone

1 per Geo-political Zone

 

 

6

6

6

 

Nomination by Stakeholders

Nomination by Stakeholders

Nomination by Federal Government

8.

Women Groups:

    i.     NCWS

    ii.    Market Women Associations

    iii.   FIDA, NAWOJ, WINBIZ

 

2 per Geo-political Zone

1 per Geo-political Zone

2 per Organisation

 

12

6

6

 

Nomination by Stakeholders

9.

Political Parties:

    i.    PDP

    ii.    APC

    iii.   APGA   

    iv.   Accord Party

    v.    Labour Party

 

Parties that have representation in the National Assembly

 

2

2

2

2

2

 

 

Nomination by Stakeholders

10.

Muslim Leaders

 

6

Nomination by Stakeholders

11.

Christian Leaders

 

6

Nomination by Stakeholders

12.

Civil Society Organisations

Ensure spread

24

Nomination by Stakeholders

13.

Nigerians in Diaspora (Europe, America, Africa, Asia and Middle East)

2 per location

8

Nomination by Stakeholders

14.

People Living with Disabilities

1 per Geo-political Zone

6

Nomination by Stakeholders

15.

Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria

 

2

Nomination by Stakeholders

16.

Nigeria Guild of Editors

 

2

Nomination by Stakeholders

17.

Nigeria Union of Journalists

 

2

Nomination by Stakeholders

18.

Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria

 

2

Nomination by Stakeholders

19.

Socio-Political/Cultural and Ethnic Nationality Groups

15 per Geo-political Zone-Nominations should reflect Ethnic and Religious Diversities.

90

Nomination by Stakeholders

20.

Professional Bodies:

NBA, NSE, CIB, NMA, NIM, NIA, ICAN, ANAN, NIPR, AAPN, NIESV, Nigerian Environmental Society, Nigeria Economic Society.

 

 

1 per Organisation

 

 

13

Nomination by Stakeholders

21.

National Academies:

    i.    Academy of Science

    ii.   Academy of Engineering

    iii.  Academy of Education

    iv.  Academy of Letters

    v.   Academy of Social Sciences

 

 

 

1 per Academy

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

Nomination by Stakeholders

22.

Judiciary

Persons not currently serving on the Bench

6

Nomination by President

23.

Former Political Office holders:

    i.    Former Governors

    ii.   Senators Forum

    iii.  House of Reps. Forum

    iv.  Association of Former Speakers

 

1 per Geo political Zone

1 per Geo political Zone

1 per Geo political Zone

1 per Geo political Zone

 

6

6

6

6

 

 

Nomination by Stakeholders

 

24.

Federal Government of Nigeria

20 at least 6 shall be women

20

Nomination by FGN

25.

State Governments and FCT

3 per State and 1 for FCT – based on Senatorial District at least one of whom shall be a woman

109

Nomination by State Governors – where the State Governor fails to nominate, the President shall nominate the required number from the State.

26.

Former LGA Chairmen

1 per Geo-political Zone

6

Nomination by ALGON

27.

Chairman, Deputy Chair and Secretary

Geo-political spread to be observed

3

Nomination by President

                          TOTAL NUMBER OF DELEGATES –     492

 

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