President Jonathan Establishes National Committee to Raise Funds for Flood Victims. See List of Members
President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the establishment of a National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation to raise funds in support of Government’s efforts to provide urgent relief for victims of recent floods across the country.
The composition of the Committee is as follows:
Alhaji Aliko Dangote – Co-Chairman
Mr. Olisa Agbakoba – Co-Chairman
Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr. – Chief Fund Mobilizer
Alhaji Karami Isiaku Rabiu – Member
Alhaji Mohammed Indimi – Member
Ngo Hannatu Cholum – Member
Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija – Member
Prof. Dora Akunyili – Member
Mr. Tony Elumelu – Member
Secretary-General, Nigerian Red Cross – Member
Representative of C.A.N. – Member
Representative of N.S.C.I.A. – Member
Representative of the UNDP – Member
Representative of the European Union – Member
Representative of DFID – Member
Representative of USAID – Member
Perm. Sec., Fed. Ministry of Environment – Member
Perm. Sec., Fed. Min. of Water Resources – Member
Perm. Sec., Federal Ministry of Works – Member
Perm. Sec., Federal Ministry of Agriculture – Member
Perm. Sec. Federal Ministry of Health – Member
Perm. Sec., Federal Ministry of Finance – Member
Perm. Sec., Fed. Ministry of National Planning – Member
Director-General, NEMA – Member
Ag. Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees – Member
Perm. Sec., Ecological Funds Office – Member
Chairman, Senate Committee on Special Duties – Member
Chairman, House Committee on Environment – Member
Rep., Nigerian Union of Journalists – Member
Rep., National Council of Women’s Societies – Member
Mr. Tunde Lemo, (Representing the CBN) – Member
Ms. Fatima Wali – Member
Mr. Frank Nweke Jnr. – Member
Senator Florence Ita-Giwa – Member
The Committee has been given the mandate to raise funds to complement government’s resources for the provision of relief to flood victims across the country and the post-impact rehabilitation of affected persons and communities.
The Committee which is also expected to advise government on the judicious utilization of funds raised, has been authorized by President Jonathan to co-opt any other persons or organizations that it may find useful in carrying out its assignment.
The Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation will provide a secretariat for the Committee.
It has been given one year to conclude its task.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
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