On the 4th of August 2017 CSACEFA Jigawa participated in training of CSOs MDAs and Citizens on how to collate citizens input and engage in discussion on budget process in preparation of 2018 budget. The meeting which was organized by Ministry of budget and Planning and Development Partner in Nigeria was attended by CSACEFA members in Jigawa. Some of the discussions were centered on the budgetary review, annual budget process and the budget implementation framework.
The state team in a related development participated in a 2 days workshop on EFU-FSP-BPS aimed at the 2018 State Budget projections. Participants were drawn from Government, CSOs, Media and international donor organizations working in Nigeria. The event was attended by the speaker of the House of the parliament
Also in the Month of August, 2017, Jigawa State CSACEFA conducted an advocacy visit to stakeholders and influencers in the state. advocacy visits were conducted to the House Committee on Commerce, Jigawa investment Council, Ministry of Commerce, Jigawa Chamber of Commerce and Some Radio Station on the 24th of August 2017 to support the enactment of the Jigawa PPP Policy Framework that was drafted by the government, CSOs and Development Partners.
Plateau State CSACEFA Chaper in the month of August Join other CSOs and partners in the marking the 2years in office anniversary of Professor Matthew Sule, the Executive Chairman of SUBEB. The event which was held at the states Universal Basic Education Board premises attracted education stakeholders in the state. In his speech, the Executive chairman outline some of the achievement recorded in the state,to include the school feeding of 297,527 pupils, recruitment of 2,347 graduates through the N-Power programme and the establishment of the four new Schools; Mikang Girls School, Kanam Girls School, Bassa Girls School and Barkin Ladi Girls School.
The CSACEFA F.C.T Chapter held her August monthly meeting on the 29th of August 2017 at CAPP Office, Area 10, Abuja. Some of the issues discussed include: report of Kaduna Training on Advocacy/Campaign Strategies and Basic Report Writing and Communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, report of courtesy visit to Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), research work done by members on technical and vocational studies, unapproved textbooks in circulation in schools, opportunities and partnerships for members.The meeting was attended by CSACEFA Members of FCT and the former National Moderator.
CSACEFA Ogun State team paid an advocacy visit to the State House of Assembly on Tuesday 22nd August 2017 to discuss on the high rate of levies in the education sector and the UBEC un-accessed fund. CSACEFA South West Coordinator and the president of Association of Female Journalist were part of the advocacy team to the Ogun State speaker.
On the 21st of August 2017, Bauchi State Chapter of CSACEFA held her congress meeting. The meeting which was attended by 22 members in the state created an avenue for discussions on sustaining state level advocacy campaign, membership registration/ renewal and adding value to project and initiative in the state.
Kano State CSACEFA conducted her August Monthly Meeting on the 27th of August 2017 at CDRT Mambayya House Kano.
In the month of August, 2017, CSACEFA Zamfara State Chapter attended the Girls Education Steering Committee in the state, held on the 29th August 2017 at Ministry of Education Zamfara.The meeting was presided by the Honourable Commissioner of Education. Issues around improving on the girl child education was extensively discussed by the