STAKEHOLDERS ORIENTATION WORKSHOP ON IMPLEMENTATION OF ENUGU STATE SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICY HELD ON MONDAY 29TH THROUGH TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER,2021

The opening remarks was by Mr Nnayelugo Daniel and the Executive secretary Enugu Economic planning Commission.

A welcome address and declaration of the workshop opening by Mr Ibrahim. He talked about health insurance in some states,citizens pay small benefit largely.(provision in budget)school feeding program.it was noted that Anambra and Calabar are far_off in the mainstreaming social protection in their budget peocess.

The Hon. commissioner for gender represented by the Chief Admin Officer in his address,these are the highlights;

  • To expose the planning officers to the social protection work plan.
  • Massive employment of youth
  • Rehabilitation of persons living with disability (PWDs)
  • Increase the allocation of social protection policy.
  • To prepare well to enable the State secure more funding from development partners.
  • To deliberately identify MDA based SP items and forge a road map that form not less than 80% of 2022 budget.
  • According to Dr. Mohammed Okorie, 41% of Enugu State is poor with very dependency ratio.
  • Rising income inequality
  • High unemployment rate
  • Weak economic outlook(failing oil prices)
  • Non_inclusive Economic growth trend
  • I surgery and other indicators of on security.
  • In SOKOTO 78_79.
  • Article 26 the UN Convention on the right of a child,every child has the right to social insurance,and shall take necessary measures to achieve it.

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