Nigeria : UNICEF Spends 90 Million Dollars Under Bauchi Field Office



By Ahmad Umar,

United Nations Children Fund UNICEF Bauchi Field Office, Northeast of the country, says it has spent  90 Million US Dollars in six supported States in the areas of Water Sanitation, Health and Education in the 2018.

The States, are Adamawa, Bauchi, Jigawa, Gombe, Taraba and Plateau

UNICEF Field officer, Bhunu Pathak who disclosed this in Gombe at the 2018 End Year Review and 2019/2020 Planning Meeting for the States, said the field office had utilized 95 percent of the resources allocated to it  by the Fund.

He said UNICEF has also achieved 95 percent of its mandate in the states working for,  with the support and cooperation of the states government  and their implementing Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Mr. Pathak however appealed to states defaulting the payment of their counterpart funding to provide for the effective implementation of the programmes tailored towards the needs of respective benefitting States.

The officer thanked the media for their support in taking up UNICEF activities and urged them to be vigilant on issues of children and women in states so as to be reported.

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