- FG has flagged off the training of 500 independent monitors for NSIP programme
- This was disclosed on Saturday, February 5, at Abuja by the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Umar Farouq
- Farouq said they would be assigned to monitor the programme beneficiaries at the community level in the school’s household
Sadiya Umar Farouq, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, has flagged-off the training of 5000 independent monitors for effective monitoring of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) programme.
NTA News reports that the minister disclosed this during the flagged off of the event in Abuja on Saturday, February 5.
Legit.ng gathered that Farouq said 5000 independent monitors would be assigned to monitor the programme beneficiaries at the community level in school’s household.
She urged the monitors to carry out the responsibility with utmost diligence and sincerity and that the ministry would not hesitate to take them off their engagement with security agents such as EFCC and the ICPC to monitor these programmes.
On her comment, the representative of the permanent secretary, Grema Ali, said there is a great task ahead of them as they shoulder the responsibility of monitoring the NSIP programme in various communities.
The focal person for Federal Capital Territory, Chinwendu Eteyen Amba said that the monitoring team will ensure checks and balances which would guarantee a seamless exhibition of the team to achieve results.
She appealed to the minister to include the secondary school in the FCT in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the federal government approved the inauguration of cash transfer of N20,000 to each of 3,500 rural women in 20 local government areas of Ogun state.
It was reported that the approval was given on Saturday, January 31, minister of the humanitarian affairs and disaster management Hajiya Sadiya Farouq during a programme at the Obas Complex in Abeokuta.