Humanitarian Affairs Ministry Inaugurates Committee To Host Nigeria International Humanitarian Summit 


The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq has inaugurated the Planning Committee charged with the responsibility of ensuring a successful hosting of the Nigeria International Summit in Abuja.



Represented by the Director of Humanitarian Affairs Alhaji Ali Grema, the Minister commended the prompt response to the notice of meeting and attendance despite the short notice.



According to the Minister,”The Summit is expected to showcase the tremendous achievements of this administration in the Humanitarian Sector and would also have in attendance members of the Federal Executive Council, top Government functionaries, distinguished Nigerians and other Humanitarian actors both local and International that are operating in Nigeria”.

“Every Department and Agency must participate in the Planning and execution of this Summit, every member of the Subcommittee must avail themselves to this important assignment.”

She disclosed that the Consultant handling the hosting of the event,Brevity Anderson had already achieved a milestone in the preparation to successful hosting of the Summit.



The Minister urged the committee to ensure that a week before the programme, 16th October 20222 all issues on preparation are concluded.In order to ensure a successful summit the Planning, Research and Statistics Department would be coordinating the hosting of the Summit in Abuja.



The Committee would be Chaired by the Director Planning Research and Statistics Mr. Peter Nwakpa, to report to the Permanent Secretary at the end of every meeting and to develop a checklist to track every line of activity on the agenda.



The following sub-committee were also approved to support the execution of the programme; Secretariat, Venue, Logistics, Protocol and Security, Media and Publicity, Health, Feeding and Refreshment.



The Chairman Mr. Peter Nwakpa, promised to work assiduously to ensure a successful hosting and expressed appreciation for the opportunity to serve in the committee.


Rhoda Ishaku Iliya


15th September, 2022



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