UNICEF partners Zamfara on social protection for vulnerable people

The Sokoto field office UNICEF will partner Zamfara to strengthen protection among the most vulnerable people in the state.

UNICEF’s Policy Specialist, Mr Isah Ibrahim, stated this at a one-day meeting Zamfara State Technical Working Group on Protection .

He said that the partnership would provide a unique the most vulnerable people in the state to access development and intervention programmes.

“The essence the partnership on social protection is to make a difference in the lives the most vulnerable people in the state.

“This is a way of making an integral part of the development and intervention programmes in the state,” he said.

Ibrahim said that part of the social protection prorgramme was the issues of lack of access to and healthcare children.

“Also contained in the package are social assistance, cash , and community health insurance programmes,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the meeting, organised the state’s Ministry of Budget and Planning and the Save the Children International was attended representatives of civil society organisations, media, development partners among others.(NAN)