FG’s Intervention Programmes In Northeast Yielding Results, Says Osinbajo
Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) says the federal government programmes in the Northeast is yielding results as the beneficiaries are coming out to testify the impact in their lives.
Prof Osinbajo stated this in his opening remark on Tuesday in Yola as part of activities to launch the Northeast Innovation hub, among other projects.
He said the humanitarian intervention was aimed at bringing succour and hope to the people of the region.
The idea was to provoke tech-based innovative programmes to tackle the challenges of IDPs in the states affected by the insurgency.
According to one of the beneficiaries of GEEP, the micro-credit scheme of Social Investment Programme, SIP,”This is the first time any government has actively considered the welfare of the poor people,”.
The Vice president said more innovation hubs & centres would be opened across the country.
“I have been around the hub, l have seen, the working spaces, the 3D printing facility, the Makeathon Boat camp, and you know all that is on display here at the hub”.he said
“we are building six university connected innovation hubs across the country, starting with the University of Lagos with some four floors using containers and there is going to be a lot of innovation hubs.”