NiDCOM CEO applauds NIDO UK-South for community project



Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM)  has  applauded NIDO UK-South for its community development project at the Karu Children’s home, a statement by Mr  Gabriel Odu, and Public Relations Protocols unit of NiDCOM Abuja, has said.

As part of activities leading up to the 2021 Annual National Diaspora day celebrations, the NIDO UK-South had earmarked a community development project at the Children’s Home, Karu, a satellite town Abuja, the statement issued on Saturday said.

Dabiri-Erewa, who received the NIDO delegation, commended them for their spirit of patriotism, dedication and to that the lower rungs of the society were cared for.

The NiDCOM boss gave assurances of constructively engaging the National Assembly to work out a conducive environment Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) to implement Diaspora voting.

She also explained that NiDCOM was working with the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) on Diaspora Housing, adding that she was  also working with the Federal Mortgage Bank for Nigerians the diaspora to own their own houses and other Diaspora related initiatives.

Dabiri-Erewa also told the NIDO UK-South delegation that NiDCOM had launched a Diaspora Data Mapping Portal to fast track engagements with the Nigerian global community.

Responding, the Chairman NIDO UK-South and Head of the delegation, Mr  Chibuzo Ubochi commended NiDCOM’s style of putting words into action and for achieving so much such a short span of two years.

Ubochi stated that NIDO-UK-South were for what they called: “One Week and for Nigeria”, as a way of giving back to the community, a major plank of NIDO UK- South’s objectives.

NAN that the NIDO UK-South are billed to participate actively the 2021 Annual National Diaspora day celebrations Abuja. (NAN)