Humanitarian, women affairs ministries get asset-sharing panel
For the smooth running of the newly created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, its minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has inaugurated a Liabilities Sharing Committee to oversee the equitable distribution of the assets belonging to the ministry and its Women Affairs counterpart.
During the event yesterday in Abuja, Farouq noted: “The ministry took over two departments of the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs (Rehabilitation Department and Social Welfare).”
She outlined the committee’s terms of reference to include obtaining updated nominal roll of the affected departments with a view to ascertaining the number of staff inherited from the Ministry of Women Affairs.
The minister listed other inherited agencies as the “National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs; National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA); National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP); North East Development Commission (NEDC); Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the National Social Investment Programme from the Office of the Vice President.”