A WORKSHOP ON STATE FISCAL TRANSPARENCY,ACCOUNTABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY HELD ON THE 14Th Of DECEMBER 2021,AT SHELTON HOTEL, IKEJA LAGOS.

A welcome remark was made by the National coordinator to restate the Secretariat’s effort in the ( SFTAS) program and support to state and civil society on open governance.Session focuses on the achievement of the OGP(open government partnership) Secretariat in the SFTAS outputs.
Dr. Uzochukwu Amakom,Senior Public Finance Management Expert Nigeria Governor’s Forum provides an update on the SFTAS program along NGF’s focuse DLIs and highlights the gaps and challenges that CSOs can take up advocacy on.
Achieving sustainability through partnership was taken up by the Co-chair OGP,civil society Actors from Kaduna,Kano Jigawa,Enugu,Katsina,Cross River engage the audience through a Q and A section(question and answer) panel discussion on how they partnered with government to produce the Citizens Accountability Report and their plans going forward.
On the other hand CSOs Actors from Kaduna ,Kano, Jigawa,Enugu,Akwa Ibom also engaged the audience through a Q and A panel discussion on how they partnered with the government to produce the Citizens Budget and their plans going forward.
Strategies to sustain existing efforts on fiscal transparency beyond SFTAS,Enugu state will train all CSOs on CAS.During this session the CSOs looked at the current state of the SFTAs program and discusses ways forward for CSOs to Foster partnership with government and carry the fiscal transparency efforts forward.
In this section, group presentation which requested the CSOs to develop citizens budget,open budget segment;
Training on procurement
Training on the FRL Enugu State
Sensitization of citizens on audit law of the state
Engaging every government released report and provide information.
Interrogation of government policies/actions to justification or challenge policy or action.
Radio program ‘NIGERIA GO BETTER’.
“Semert”connecting 5 states media owns representative.
Training for Auditors staff in all states
Approaching NBl to sustain SFTAT under CSR,innoson.

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