WHD: Youth Body Applauds Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Philanthropists, and NGOs.
…….says wealthy youths should help IDPs and Refugees in the country.
In celebration of the World Humanitarian Day, a reputable and well stabilised Youth body, Nigerian Youth Congress, NYC, has applauded the Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hon. Sadiya Umar Faroq.
The president of the body, Blessing Akinlosotu stated that the Ministry which was established on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 by an Executive pronouncement by the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, H.E., Muhammadu Buhari GCFR at the inauguration of Ministers for the Federal Republic of Nigeria has continued in putting smiles on Nigerians, specifically, the youths in the country.
Akinlosotu who pointed out that the Honourable Minister once stated that Under her leadership as Minister, the Ministry will position itself in light of the prevailing Humanitarian situation in the country through its Vision, Mission, and Core values to promote Human dignity and Integration of basic Humane benevolence and compassion in the treatment of all Nigerians.
The World Humanitarian Day which is annually observed on 19 August, is aimed at remembering the real-life heroes who chose humanitarian service in most difficult circumstances. This is a day to say ‘thank you’ to those humanitarian workers who gave their lives or were injured while providing life-saving support and protection to people in need.
In his words, ” Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs, in the country are also worthy of commendation base on consistent and timely interventions when the need arises.
“I also wish to use the World Day to appreciate all Philanthropists who are working round the clock in ensuring a better life for all”, he added.
Similarly, Akinlosotu urged Nigerian Youths and all Nigerians who are well-to-do, to look into the increasing suffering of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the country and swiftly act accordingly.
Conclusively, he thanked the Youth Minister, Hon. Sunday Dare and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs and urged them to keep the good work going.