For the member representing Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Yusuf Adamu Gagdi, it was a robust 6-day engagement in Washington DC, USA, where he was engrossed in a World Bank/International Monetary Fund, IMF, workshop aimed at ameliorating the economic quagmires of the world nations.
Gagdi, who was among the Four (4) man Nigeria’s parliamentary delegation at the World Bank/IMF sponsored event, said the experience garnered and the privilege to present Nigeria in the world event has broadened his horizon on viable steps to alleviate poverty among Nigerians; more particularly, the downtrodden masses of the communities of PKK.
The workshop spanned through Monday 10th to Saturday 16th October, 2022.
The workshop, which had various topics peculiar to the myriad of problems bedeviling third world nations and the entire globe took place at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC, had participants in attendance ranging from World Central Bank Governors, world finance ministers, as well as parliamentarians across many European and African countries.
Gagdi is due to land at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos on Sunday, October 17, he is expected to proceed to his constituency to continue his political engagements, haven been out of the shores of the country for two weeks.
Speaking through a video chat, Gagdi said he had cause to travel out of the country for official engagements to many countries of the globe, but he had never found any of those engagements to be of direct benefit to his constituents than this; having gained more insights into new global avenues to alleviating poverty among downtrodden citizens.
This, he said, forms the crux of his representation of the people of PKK, which he has remained committed to.