Humanitarian Affairs Ministry gets new Perm Sec



(Photo above: Humanitarian Affairs Minister, )
By Chimezie Godfrey
Bashir Nura Alkali, has assumed duty as the new Permanent  Secretary, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Ministry’s Deputy of Information, Rhoda Ishaku Iliya on and made available Newsdiaryonline.
According the statement,”During the handing and over ceremony in the Ministry, the new Permanent Secretary expressed gratitude the Minister,  Directors and the entire staff of the Ministry for the warm reception  and promised provide support towards the realisation of the mandate of the Ministry.”
Alkali also solicited the cooperation  of all staff in addressing the challenges faced by the Ministry.
The Overseeing Office of the Permanent Secretary, Grema Ali Alhaji On behalf of the Minister, , and the entire staff of the Ministry welcomed the new Permanent Secretary.
In his handover speech,  Grema noted that the Ministry was created via the Presidential pronouncement on August 21, 2019 which one of its mandates was charge in the coordination of humanitarian response and interventions in Nigeria.
He added that since the establishment of the Ministry, the  Minister with the support of the staff has worked assiduously towards ensuring that the Ministry is well positioned to carry out its responsibilities.
He pointed out that some of the challenges faced by the Ministry at the beginning include institutional, administrative and funding & most of these challenges have been solved or are being resolved.
“A coordinated approach and coherence in carrying out interventions  is receiving deserved attention through the instrumentality of the approved Organogram received from the office of Head of Civil Service of the Federation”, he stated.
Grema assured the new Permanent Secretary of the full support and cooperation of all staff of the Ministry  in carrying out his duties.