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UN to partner Oluremi Tinubu’s agenda on women empowerment, others

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Ibrahim Quadri
United Nations on Wednesday expressed its readiness to partner with the Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Initiative, RHI agenda, noting the Initiative conforms with the global body mandate.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu stressed the need for Nigerians to get more involved in Agricultural production.
They spoke when the First Lady received the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed in her office at the State House, Abuja.
In a release signed by the SSA Media to the First Lady, Mrs Busola Kukoyi Senator Tinubu noted that the various interventions of the Renewed Hope Initiative, RHI especially in the areas of Agriculture, Empowerment, Education, Health and Social Welfare are to complement the efforts of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration.
“The President has made the right decisions. These decisions will help us build a Nigeria that is more respected. We should be more accountable as a people as regards our resources”.
She said there is a need to inspire the youth to think appropriately about the nation, saying “We have to inspire them to think Nigeria first before any State”.
She explained that this necessitated her, through the Renewed Hope Initiative,RHI organize the #ONE NIGERIA/Unity Fabric.
“Youth between 15 years to 25 years will design the fabric depicting Nigeria and not just their State or tribe. The prize money is huge”.
On the Issue of IDPs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu said the RHI has commenced the monthly Food Outreach Program to the IDP’s and Persons with Disabilities.
“I am not being deterred. I will continue to do all I can for the people”.
In her remarks earlier, the Deputy Secretary General of the UN Aisha Mohammed explained that the Organisation is looking forward to the country committing more funds to Youth, Women and Girls.
“We need your voice to what the UN is doing with women empowerment, girls, poverty alleviation, education and the rest.”
She expressed the readiness of the United Nations to partner with the renewed Hope Initiative, RHI an Initiative of the First Lady in these areas knowing that Senator Oluremi Tinubu is passionate about these areas.
The visit was also an opportunity to introduce the new Resident Coordinator of the UN in Nigeria, Mohamed Moustapha Malik Fall to the First Lady.

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