FG approves implementation of 46m pounds North-East humanitarian programme

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The Federal Government has approved the
implementation of the United Kingdom-Department For International
Development (UK-DFID) 46 million pounds North-East Humanitarian Response Programme.
It said this in excerpts of a book entitled “Making steady sustainable progress for Nigeria’s peace and prosperity: a midterm scorecard on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration’’.
The book, which will be presented to the public on Nov. 16 in Abuja, was sighted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Authored by the Presidential Media Team, it is a documentation of the
notable achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration since its inauguration on May 29, 2015.
The Federal Government also approved the implementation of UK-DFID’s
Anti-Corruption in Nigeria (ACORN) programme and the Partnership to
Engage Reform and Learn (PERL) programme in 57.5 million
pounds.
According to the book, implementation of all agreements between it and
bilateral/multi-lateral development partners are being strictly
monitored to ensure alignment with national development priorities and
aspirations.
It also signed financing agreements with the European Union (EU) for the implementation of EU support strengthening resilience in
Northern Nigeria for 42 million pounds from next month to December
2019.
Other programmes for implementation are USAID supported programmes
towards broadened and inclusive growth, a healthier, more educated
population and strengthened good governance to cost 702 million
dollars.
It also said new international Non Governmental Organisations (NGO)
were registered for operations in Nigeria while several existing ones
had their Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) renewed.
It said more funding had been attracted for the country from the Oslo.
The book will be reviewed by Prince Tony Momoh while APC National leader Bola Tinubu is the keynote speaker/Presenter.

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