Kalu Champions Participatory Governance and Citizens inclusion as an agenda for the 10th Assembly
In ancient Nigeria, Palaver was the term used to describe long meetings with all stakeholders across communities and regions where matters of security, economy, values, and jurisprudence concerning all residents and indigines were addressed publicly. The poor and the rich both had a say – everyone’s voice mattered. Today, such gatherings are politically and socio-economically refered to as townhall meetings. Deputy Speaker Benjamin Kalu is in line with our editorial thrust at LightRay Media to #BrinkBackTownhallMeetings in this report.