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Sadiya Farouq Takes Over Social Investment Programme from Osinbajo


Amid the removal of the federal government’s Social Investment Programmes (SIP) from the office of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, took the reigns as the person in charge on Monday.


The Minister, who made this known via Twitter on Monday, said she met with Maryam Uwais, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Social Investment for crucial briefing on the programme.


“It is a busy week. Moving forward, I met with the SSA to President Buhari on NSIP, Sadiya said.


“She briefed me on the activities, programmes, achievements and challenges of the establishment.


“NSIP manages Social Investment Programmes in Nigeria and it is presently under the purview of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development,” she tweeted.


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