will cushion effect of present economic situation in Nigerians – Hon. Ogah
Hon Chinedu Ogah, the Member representing Ikwo/Ezza South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, , Friday said the current programmes and activities rolled out by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, FMHDS, would help to cushion the effect of the present economic challenges facing Nigerians.
He said, the initiative of giving out grants to the poor and low income earners across the 36 states of the federation was a laudable idea, as it would give Nigerians hope that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration was committed to their Welfare and livelihood.
In a statement, Ogah who is the Deputy Chairman, Poverty Alleviation Committee at the House of Representatives commended the Minister, FMHDS, Sadiya Umar Farouq for her life-touching and life- changing programmes, which have impacted positively on the lives of Nigerians.
He urged Nigerians to take advantage of the programmes lined up by the humanitarian ministry to better their lot.
“I want to commend the Hon. Minister of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, FMHDS, Sadiya Umar Farouq for her enviable performances that have helped to alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians.
“I commend her for the programmes she has rolled out, which I strongly believe will touch Nigerians positively and help to cushion the effect of the present economic challenges facing Nigerians.
“She has been able to launch the Senior Citizens Centre in Abuja, during her one year anniversary. I commend her also for the commencement of grant to the poor in all the 36 States of the Federation.”
He assured the Minister of FMHDS that the National Assembly will give her the necessary legislative support to enable her succeed in her programs.