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NIPSS, policymakers focus on Nigeria’s sleek inhabitants protection (LIVE UPDATES)

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The Nationwide Institute for Policy and Strategic Reviews (NIPSS) shall be half of completely different experts and policymakers for a one-day excessive-level meeting to focus on Nigeria’s newly revised national inhabitants protection.

The protection, which seeks to address the burgeoning inhabitants development in Nigeria, used to be launched by President Muhammadu Buhari in February 2022. It used to be primarily based mostly totally on the findings of the NIPSS Senior Govt Direction (SEC) 42 2020.

Mr Buhari had suggested that the Nationwide Institute makes a speciality of discovering suggestions to inhabitants development and human capital development in Nigeria.

The protection has an overall goal of bettering the life and long-established of dwelling for all Nigerians by inhabitants deal with an eye on. It also stresses the necessity for urgent measures to address Nigeria’s excessive fertility rate, by expanding access to contemporary contraceptive solutions all around the nation.

Basically based in 1979, NIPSS is Nigeria’s principal protection formation centre for bureaucrats, non-public sector leaders, navy and para-navy officers and senior civil servants.

Many policymakers in Nigeria to find attended the NIPSS. Valuable amongst them are ex-navy dictator Ibrahim Babangida and Nuhu Ribadu, a worn chairman of the Economic and Monetary Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Annually, NIPSS develops a protection notion for the nation. It experiences straight to the Nigerian President and is supervised by the Vice President.

High-level dialogue
At the moment’s excessive-level dialogue is organised by NIPSS with beef up from the enchancment Review and Initiatives Centre (dRPC), below the Partnership for Advocacy in child and family health at Scale, a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded mission.

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The dialogue is themed “Implementing the Nationwide Inhabitants Policy; the accountability of the MDAs and non-public sector at national and sub-national ranges.”

It’ll back as a possibility for policymakers, implementers and belief leaders to synergise and set aside bigger factors around the sleek protection with a stare to catalysing collective possession for effective implementation.

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Chairman of the Nationwide Inhabitants Commission, Isa Kwarra and the President of the Inhabitants Association of Nigeria, Rhoda Mundi, are amongst these expected at the event.

Conclude on this page as PREMIUM TIMES presents stay updates of the event scheduled to launch by 9: 00 a.m.

9: 15 a.m.- It’s a cool Monday morning here at Ladi Kwali Hall of Sheraton resort, Abuja. We are stay at the one-day excessive-level Nationwide dialogue on the sleek Nationwide inhabitants protection.

Though the dialogue used to be scheduled to launch by 9: 00 a.m., this would possibly per chance perchance well per chance very correctly be initiating dull as few of the individuals are yet to opt in. High dignitaries also expected at the event are yet to near.

Participants at a one-day excessive-level national dialogue on the sleek national inhabitants protection.

10: 00 a.m. – Participants are quiet trooping into the hall and registration is ongoing.

10: 02 a.m– All is determined for the commencement of the event. The lead facilitator of the event, Umar Kawu, takes the rostrum and the event commences with the Nationwide anthem.

10: 04 a.m– Mr Kawu welcomes individuals to the event. He calls the dignitaries to the excessive table.

10: 09 a.m– Mr Umar calls some dignitaries to the excessive table. They encompass the consultant of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Maryam Uwais, who’s the special adviser to the president on social investment; the director sleek of NIPSS, Ayo Omotayo and the chairman of NPC, Isa Kwarra, represented by Ismail Suleiman, the federal excessive commissioner Kano.

Ayo Omotayo, DG Nationwide Institute for Policy and Strategic Reviews (NIPSS)
Others are Ejike Oji, representing the Association for the Advancement of Household Planning, the President of the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON-PAS) Habib Sadauki, and the President of the Inhabitants Association of Nigeria, Rhoda Mundi.

10: 14 a.m– Mr Umar lists out the dreams of the dialogue. He said the NIPSS Senior Govt Direction(SEC) 42 2020 had been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to point of curiosity on discovering suggestions for inhabitants development and human capital development for Nigeria in the SEC 42.

10: 16 a.m: He said the institute delivered on its mandate and made well-known suggestions to the president.

10: 18 a.m: The DG of NIPSS, Mr Omotayo, takes the rostrum to bring the welcome address. He said the NIPSS is saddled with the accountability of accomplishing learn. He said the institute has delivered on its mandate yearly including the 2020 mandate which makes a speciality of inhabitants development.

Company at the ongoing High-level Nationwide Dialogue on the Novel Inhabitants Policy
10: 19 a.m: He said the theme for SEC 2020 used to be “inhabitants development and human capital development: challenges and alternatives”. Mr Omotayo said the theme used to be factual on tale of of the necessity to query the tenuous causal relationship between inhabitants dimension, human capital development and the quest for sustainable livelihood in Nigeria.

10: 22 a.m: He said at a development of 1.05 per cent, it is miles projected that the field inhabitants will attain 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion by 2050. He, on the opposite hand, said the shares of inhabitants development, skill to successfully address inhabitants development, as correctly as the potential to address the outcomes of a tidy inhabitants, fluctuate a great deal from one nation to one other.

10: 24 a.m– He said Nigeria continues to point to commitment to addressing inhabitants development and human capital development, therefore the sleek protection on inhabitants is a obvious demonstration of that commitment.

Mr Omotayo ends his remarks.

10: 26 a.m– The consultant of the chairman of NPC, Isa Kwarra, takes the rostrum. He’s represented by Ismail Suleiman, the federal excessive commissioner in Kano.

Ismaila Suleiman, Federal High Commissioner, Kano giving opening remarks on behalf of Chairman Nationwide Inhabitants Commission
10: 27 a.m– He said the findings and suggestions of the NIPSS learn confirmed the severity of challenges posed by the nation’s rapidly inhabitants development and the prevailing and prospective age constructing.

10: 29 a.m– He said this mad the necessity for Nigeria to uncover a revised national inhabitants protection that would possibly per chance perchance well well address the suggestions and facilitate processes that can provide alternatives to alternate the story.

10: 32 a.m– He said Nigeria’s inhabitants is considered one of many excellent on this planet and that as of 2019, 86.7 per cent of Nigerians relied on others to continue to exist, that technique that simplest 27.9 million of us out of over 200 million had been productive.

10: 33 a.m– Mr Kwarra said the sleek inhabitants protection is a extremely comprehensive and veritable narrative with provisions for addressing the total suggestions of the SEC 42.

L-R: Sani Jabbi, Chairman, Association for the development of family planning in Nigeria; Sahabi Ya’u, Chairman senate committee Nationwide Inhabitants Commission
10: 34 a.m– He said the effective implementation of the protection requires the involvement, enhancement and beef up of all americans. “ I capture this likelihood to carry out a clarion demand every technical and monetary beef up for the timely and efficient facilitation of the elephantine implementation of the protection, he said. Mr Kwarra has concluded his speech and he leaves the rostrum.

10: 37 a.m– The nation consultant of the United Nations Inhabitants Fund (UNFPA), Ulla Meuller, takes the rostrum to bring her goodwill message.

10: 38 a.m: Represented by Dashe Dasogot, Head Inhabitants and Trend Unit, UNFPA, Ms Meuller said addressing issues with a increasing inhabitants is highly extreme in guaranteeing that Nigeria achieves the 2030 sustainable development dreams.

Dashe Dasogot, Head Inhabitants and Trend Unit, representing UNFPA nation consultant
10: 39 a.m– Ms Meuller said the newly revised protection will address issues with the increasing inhabitants in the nation.

10: 42 a.m– The director of projects at dRPC, Stanley Ukpai, takes the rostrum to bring his goodwill message. Mr Ukpai said the NIPSS delegates had been tasked with discovering suggestions to inhabitants development and human capital development in Nigeria.

10: 43 a.m– He said dRPC took motivate of the different to beef up NIPSS for a correctly-rounded abilities.

10: 45 a.m– He said the extra frequent engagements with CSO that NIPSS SEC to find; the extra possible the executives shall be ready to positively bag an accountability characteristic for CSOs in public health and the extra prepared they’d be health champions working in collaboration with CSOs to advance child and family health priorities.

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