Social Protection Training Programme: Farouq tasks participants on capacity building

By Chimezie Godfrey

The Minister Humanitarian Affairs,  Disaster Management and Social Development, Farouq has challenged  participants the training programme Social Protection to build capacity in order to effectively manage, propagate and implement the mandate the Ministry and Federal Government.

She disclosed at a 3- day training Social Protection organised by the Child Development Grant Programme and Save the Children International in Lagos.

 Speaking through her representative Mr. Kingsley Ngene, Special Assistant (Administration), she said the objective the training is to improve knowledge and provide deeper understanding issues regarding social protection to support the strategic position the  ministry in coordinating social protection programme implementation in Nigeria.

The representative of the Permanent Secretary, the SA to the PS,  Abdulkareem Iliyasu expressed  gratitude to  the Ministry for making the training possible.

He said that,”The Ministry has initiated the process of keying the staff into the Federal Government programme of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within the next ”.

He urged participants to use of the knowledge and ideas gained in the training to support the Federal  Government achieve her objectives.

The National Programme Manager of Child Development Grant Programme, Ajumobi Kayode, said the aim of the programme is to strengthen capacity of social protection implementers, to design and implement appropriate social protection programmes for poor and vulnerable Nigerians.

The 54 Participants    drawn from all the in the Ministry and it’ agencies.