UN Critical Partner To Nigeria’s Humanitarian Response – Official


By Ahmed Ubandoma

Mr Robert Piper, the Special Adviser to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General on solutions to internal displacement, says the body is a critical partner towards achieving Nigeria’s humanitarian response.

Piper said this on Monday when he led the UN delegation to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, in her office in Abuja.

The special adviser told the minister that his mission in Nigeria was to follow up on the UN Secretary-General’s action plans on internal displacement.

Piper also said, “the visit was to renew our commitment towards supporting Nigeria in areas of Humanitarian needs.

He therefore assured her of UN readiness to partner with the Federal Government to ensure coordinated approach towards sustainable solutions to Nigeria’s humanitarian crises.

“We welcome the federal government’s positions on a coordinated approach towards handling humanitarian crises in Nigeria.

“We believe that the approach…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria