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Humanitarian Affairs Minister Flags off Tanning for 94 independent Monitors in Kebbi

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Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi – The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq has called for the effective and proper monitoring of the components of the National Social Investment Program, NSIP, at all levels in order to achieve set targets.

The Minister who made the call on Thursday while flagging off training for Stream 2 Independent Monitors of the NSIP and issuance of tablets and engagement letters to 94 Monitors in Birnin Kebbi, noted the important roles Monitors play in ensuring the success of the program in the state

Represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Ismail Mainasara Shinkafi, the Minister pointed out that “the NSIP Independent Monitors are responsible for monitoring the Program in their community, in schools, households, and market clusters with the focus of ensuring that the Primary Objectives of the NSIPs are achieved.

“Monitors are one of the most important components of the NSIP and the Ministry lays special emphasis on ensuring its programs are closely monitored. We have monitors in every Local Government where the NSIPs are being implemented,” she said.

While urging the beneficiaries to pay more attention to the training program, the Minister added that “we are also working with Non-Governmental Organizations, Civil Society groups, EFCC, that will support you in your monitoring excess.”

Speaking Earlier, the representative of the State Focal Person, National Social Investment Program, Hajia Aisha said that the 94 Monitors Would be trained and inculcated with the necessary skills and tools to help them discharge their duties effectively, she charg the beneficiary to ask questions where they need arise.

She said, “monitoring is a very strategic management tool. It helps in evaluating and tracking program performance in order to deliver on its desired objectives.

In an overview of the responsibilities of the Monitors, SA. To the humanitarian Minister, Barrister Aminu Shamaki stated that the objective “is to ensure the effective monitoring of the NSIP; collect data for evidence-based, decision making; to determine areas of improvement in the NSIP and to document lessons learned.

The highlight of the occasion was a symbolic presentation of engagement letters and tablets to the Monitors.

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