Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq on Friday opened training for stream two independent monitors of the National Social Investment Programe (NSIP) in.Delta.
The minister, represented by the NSIP Team Leader South South, Mrs Margaret Chuka-Ogwude, said the independent monitors would supervise the programme in their various communities across the state.
According to her, the social investment interventions included the job creation programme-NPower, National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP).
She said that the team would monitor participating schools, households and market clusters with the focus of ensuring that the primary objectives of the NSIPs were achieved,
”Stream 1 of this programme had 4,452 Independent monitors trained and enrolled across the country in February and March, 2021 as monitors of NSIP.
”They were trained and onboarded by my minstry in collaboration with the State Focal Persons and NSIP officials.
”Additionally, the.ministry provided working tools in form of tablets for them to carry out monitoring activities on the field starting from June 2021,” Farouq stated.