Determined to ensure effective and inclusive government that works for the public; Tracka, BudgIT’s transparency platform that allows citizens to collaborate, track and give feedback on public projects in their communities is expanding to Abia, Bauchi and Benue States.
With an established presence in 26 States, scaling Tracka’s reach to these three states is a laudable step towards BudgIT’s mandate of ensuring public projects are effectively implemented through active citizen participation and government engagement.
BudgITnotrd that pver the years, there have been shoddy and poor execution of public projects at both National and Subnational levels. This has been heightened by public ignorance of the budget process and inability of the citizens to demand for service delivery from their representatives.
Tracka, it maintained ensures that citizens are well informed on budget allocation and implementation processes by equipping them with adequate budgetary information and simplifying budget details to empower communities and ensure they take ownership, monitor and hold their representatives accountable until projects are effectively implemented.
According to a statement by BudgIT, On August 10, Tracka is expected to commence its community engagement and tracking exercise in all the Local Government Areas within Abia, Bauchi and Benue States on August 10, this year.
The exercise, the statement added will focus on examining capital projects that have been awarded to these communities. More importantly, Tracka will also induct community project tracking champions within the localities for future collaborations, continuous engagement and feedback