Tinubu 8 can be led by NSITF

May 10, 2024 | Health | 0 comments

Maureen Allagoa, the Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), has revealed that the Fund is poised to spearhead the realization of the President’s 8-point Agenda, which focuses on health, education, social investment, and agriculture.

Addressing attendees at a workshop in Abuja on the Role of the NSITF and the Delivery Task Team in Achieving the Government’s Eight Priority Areas under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Allagoa outlined the NSITF’s commitment to enhancing human and capital development to improve Nigerians’ lives.

She stated, “As the leading Social Security Institution in Africa with over 60 years’ experience, the NSITF plays a significant role in realizing these priority areas, particularly in social investments aimed at improving the lives of Nigerians and enhancing human and capital development.”

Allagoa highlighted the NSITF’s strategic initiatives targeting the informal sector, aiming to provide social security services for employees in collaboration with Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and associations. This includes efforts in the agricultural industry to enhance productivity and food security, aligning with the government’s priority area of boosting agriculture and achieving food security.

According to a statement by Nwachukwu Godson, General Manager of Corporate Affairs, Allagoa emphasized that the NSITF, with its extensive network and staff expertise, is well-positioned to lead in data generation, storage, and sharing, essential for the success of the government’s agenda.

In his remarks, Prof. Gabriel Okenwa, the NSITF’s Executive Director of Administration, stressed the importance of policy coordination for organizational success, urging effective implementation of training outcomes. Mr. Adedeji Adegoke, the Executive Director of Finance and Investment, affirmed the Fund’s commitment to supporting government initiatives, expressing confidence in collaborative efforts to achieve the nation’s priorities.

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