The Federal government of  Nigeria has said that  the  Open  Government Partnership initiative will be of immense benefit to Nigerians.

This disclosure was made when  the National Coordinator/ CEO SERVICOM, Mrs Nnenna Akajemeli  paid an advocacy  visit to  the  Nigerian  Ports Authority ( NPA) headquarters Lagos during the week.

While delivering  her paper presentation to the management and staff of the  Authority, Akajemeli stated that the Open Government Partnership initiative is a global coalition of  reformers from the government and Civil Society towards making governance more transparent, participatory and accountable to Nigerians.

Akajemeli said that the initiative has presented a  platform for co- creation, partnership and collaboration between the government ( State Actors), Civil society and the private sector ( Non state actors) that will bring immense developmental benefits to the Nation.

According to her Open Government Partnership will bring  improvements in service delivery processes that will generate the revenue base for the citizens in  the  country when delightsome services are rendered.

The Coordinator further stated that with  full commitment total buy-in by key public sector bureaucrats there will be  development, reviews and implementation of service standards at service windows that will help the initiative to fall in line with  our national  guidelines.

SERVICOM, she said has strategized to work  closely with MDA’s through  their service  Charters that will drive continuous citizens focused service Improvements in Nigeria.

She reiterated government’s commitment to the initiative that will  foster, openness, transparency, accountability, Inclusiveness and co- creation in  services delivered by the MDA’s that will translate to  good governance.

In his welcome remarks, the Managing Director/ CEO Nigerian Ports Authority ( NPA) Hajia Hadiza Bala Usman represented by the  Executive  director Marine and operation, Honourable Onari Brown stated that  NPA as an organisation is working  in line with SERVICOM’ s guidelines  through the  pragmatic leadership of its Management.

He  further stated that NPA is committed to the OGP  initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria and is willing to work in  synergy with the SERVICOM  office to drive the process that will culminate into citizens participation at all  levels  in the country.