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Beneficiaries of FG’s social investment programmes commend Buhari, Sadiya Farouk –

Dr Umar Buba Bindir, National Coordinator of the Federal Government-funded Social Investment Program (NSIP), commended the commitment and support of the APC government under President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the successful implementation of the programme.

However, Umar Buba Bindir called on beneficiaries of the scheme to take advantage of the opportunities they have gained from the millions of people who applied but failed to enroll, and improve their well-being and that of their families.

Speaking in Bauchi during the President’s visit, the Coordinator said that NSIP includes N-Power, the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP), the National Indigenous School Feeding Program and the Conditional Cash Transfer Program which have had a major impact on the lives of many Nigerians. had a positive impact.

This, he said, informed the decision to launch the National Social Investment Program (NSIP) as a strategy to enhance social inclusion.

According to him, “NSIP is one of the largest social protection programs in Africa, with approximately US$ 1 billion a year earmarked to make a positive difference in the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable in the country.”

He also said, “Since its launch in 2016, the program has had a positive impact on the lives of the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria.”

Umar Buba Bindir, “In order to push President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the restructuring of NSIP and in line with the National Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (NPRGS), we have developed a process to transform and expand NSIP and make it beneficial to the economy and citizens. “

The Federal Government of Nigeria established the National Social Investment Plan (NSIP) in 2016 to address poverty and hunger across the country.

A range of programs under the NSIP focus on ensuring that resources are distributed more equitably to vulnerable groups, including children, youth and women.

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The N-power program aims to help young Nigerians aged 18 to 35 acquire and develop lifelong skills to become change makers in their communities and players in domestic and global markets, and receive a monthly stipend of N30,000.

The Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP) is a micro-credit intervention by providing free loans between N10,000 and N100,000 to beneficiaries, especially businessmen, artisans, enterprising youth, farmers and women.

The Homegrown School Feeding Program (HGSF) aims to provide school meals for young children, with a particular focus on increasing school attendance, reducing the incidence of malnutrition (especially among the poor and Empower women in the community to serve as cooks and support small farmers who help stimulate economic growth.

As a beneficiary of the scheme, Salome Solomon commended the federal government for implementing the scheme, which she said had made great strides in helping the unemployed get employment and become self-reliant.

Salome Solomon also praised Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, for effectively implementing the programmes, saying it helped many Nigerians grow.

Mubarak Ahmad Limanchi, the independent monitor of the project in Bauchi state, praised the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development as the implementer of the project, which he said had improved Beneficiaries’ standard of living.

However, he denied implying that the beneficiaries were not paid, explaining that it was simply an administrative issue of the BVN and what he said were greedy people who repeatedly participated in all the projects and wanted to bring a bad name to the government.

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