Ep2 – Forgotten rural communities in Nigeria: A cry for basic services

Forgotten rural communities in Nigeria. The Step Up Nigeria Team are joined by Madam Rose Gyar and Favour Omini of the Global Centre for Human Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development (GLOCHEED) to discuss service delivery challenges in rural communities. Corruption or neglect? This episode unpacks the findings from two days of focus group discussions in Kusa and Kwakwa communities in Kogi State and Dari, Guruku, and Arusu communities in Nasarawa State.

Hosted by Feranmi Adeola with Ibukun Ijaopo, and Executive Director Onyinye Ough, join the discussion by adding your own comment below this post.

Written by Onyinye Ough

Onyinye Ough is a Nigerian international development practitioner specialising in anti- corruption and service delivery. Onyinye recognised that there was a problem in Nigeria with many corrupt practices having become culturally acceptable and sought to put together a book for children to help educate them on the impact of corruption. In 2018 she established the Nigerian based Non-Government Organisation ‘Step Up for Social Development and Empowerment’ (Step Up Nigeria) with the aim to help strengthen accountability on government delivery and tackle some of the corruption challenges.

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