As the Federal Government sustain the Npower scheme, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq has called for proper monitoring of the components of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) at all levels in order to achieve set targets.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Farouq who made the call at the weekend during the onboarding and training for Stream 2 Independent Monitors of the NSIP and issuance of tablets and engagement letters to the Monitors in Makurdi noted the important roles Monitors play in ensuring the success of the programme in the country.
Represented by the Deputy Director Planning, Research and Statistics in the Ministry, Hajia Safiya Sani, the Minister pointed out that “the NSIP Independent Monitors are responsible for monitoring the Programme in their community, in schools, households, and market clusters with the focus of ensuring that the Primary Objectives of the NSIPs are achieved.”
She added: “Monitors are one of the most important components of the NSIP and the Ministry lays special emphasis on ensuring its programmes are closely monitored. We have monitors in every Local Government where the NSIPs are being implemented.”