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UNICEF pledges support for Mbah’s administration

                    UNICEF pledges support for Mbah’s administration

UNICEF pledges support for Mbah‘s administration: The United Nations International Children’s

Emergency Fund (UNICEF), has pledged cooperation and support to the incoming administration

of the Governor-elect of Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah.

UNICEF made the pledge during a courtesy visit to the Governor-elect by the organisation’s senior

officials at the Old Government Lodge, Enugu.

In their remarks, the team leaders, Prof Hamidu Ponfon, who is the Chief of Social Policy, UNICEF

Country Office Abuja, and the Chief of Field Office UNICEF Enugu, Mrs Juliet Chiluwe, expressed their

pleasure at the content of Mbah’s manifesto.

UNICEF pledges support for Mbah’s administration: the contract 

They noted that his social contract with the people of the state, which includes the planning

mechanism component, the social protection component that talks about poverty eradication

from Enugu State and the public financial management framework, all touched on critical elements

that align with the objectives of UNICEF.

The international organisation promised to continue supporting Enugu State and increase its activities in the state during the administration of Dr. Mbah by giving a comprehensive support in the areas of development planning, strengthening of the state’s management system, public financial system with respect to social policies as they affect women and children, and boosting the health sector for improved maternal and neonatal wellbeing.

Dr. Mbah, on his part, thanked the UNICEF team for the enormous goodwill towards him and the people of Enugu State and promised an even stronger partnership between UNICEF and state government during his administration.

the commitment

Reiterating his commitment to disrupting the existing revenue model to raise more funds to address the many challenges facing Enugu State, he stressed that his administration would strengthen primary healthcare, security and deployment of public accountability charter through an e-governance structure to enable Ndi Enugu view government activities on dashboards.

In other emerging stories, according to the Whistlers

Mbah, who is facing several post-election victory fights, is gearing up for a hostile relationship with the Labour Party as the PDP ceded control of the State Assembly to the LP during the March 18 governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Several sources which include close aides and national party executives with adequate knowledge of the development said hostility with the assembly is not what the governor-elect wants.

Rather, they revealed that it is likely he would defect to the LP before the assembly is convened in June with the speaker expected to be elected from the platform of the LP.

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