A six member delegation from the Zimbabwean Local Government Board and the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works, led by the Chief Director of the Office of the Head of Local Government Service, Mr. James Oppong-Mensah, paid a courtesy call to the Management and Staff of the Institute of Local Government Studies on Tuesday, 21st June, 2022. The delegation led by the Permanent Secretary of the Mininstry of Local Government and Public Works, Mr. Z. R. Churu was in Ghana for a benchmarking visit.
Prof. Nicholas Awortwi, the Director of ILGS, welcomed the delegation and briefed them on the Institute's mandate and functions in building capacities for local government in Ghana and beyond. He also introduced the Graduate and Professional programmes the Institute offers and informed them of the Institute's plans of chartering into a full university in future.
The leader of the team expressed delight in the functions of the Institute and programmes offered. They assured the Management of future collaborations with the Institute