Written by Laraba Murey

NSIP: FG trains 99 independent monitors in Niger

The Federal government has trained 99 Independent Monitors to ensure implementation of National Social Investment programmes  (NSIP), in Niger State.

in statement by Rhoda Iliya, Deputy Director of Information in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development,quoted the minister, Sadiya  Umar  Farouq, of disclosing this while declaring open the training programme organised by the ministry for the independent monitors in the state.

The minister who was represented by,  the Assistant Director,  Planning,  Research and Statistics, Safiya Sani,  the Minister said the monitors will be assigned to monitor programme beneficiaries at community level in schools, households and market clusters with focus of ensuring that the primary objectives of these programmes are achieved. the statement said

 Sani , charged the participants to carry out their responsibility with utmost diligence and sincerity and the Ministry will not hesitate to relief any monitor of its duties if found violating the terms of engagement.
On her part the Niger State Focal Person,  Barrister Amina  Musa Guar, said the Monitors were selected so that SIP can be monitored through out he 274 wards of the 25 Local Government Areas of Niger State.
She said the four components of SIP are domiciled in the Office of the Focal Person, the various programme Managers and Head of Unit, for the purpose of implementation. 
Guar advised them to synergies with the SIP Office of the State for the success of the programmes. 


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