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Committee On Victims Support Fund Duly Approved


PPR/OSGF/PR/07?????14th July, 2014

?In her continued effort to scale up support for victims of insurgency and terror attacks nationwide, the Federal Government has constituted a Committee on Victims Support Fund to mobilize resources and administer appropriate support to victims of insurgency and Boko Haram terror activities all over the country.

?Accordingly, His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has approved the composition and appointment of members of the Committee on Victims Support Funds as follows:

?(i)?Gen. TY Danjuma, GCON????-?Chairman

?(ii)?Mr. Fola Adeola??????-?Deputy Chairman

?(iii)?Alh. Mohammed Indimi?????-?Member

?(iv)?Alh. Abdulsamad I. Rabiu????-?Member

?(v)?Alh. Sani Dauda??????-?Member

?(vi)?Mrs. FolorunshoAlakija?????-?Member

?(vii)?Mr. Cosmas Maduka?????-?Member

?(viii)?Mr. Jim Ovia??????-?Member

?(ix)?Mr. Wale Tinubu?????-?Member

?(x)?Alh. Sani Sidi, DG, National Emergency Management

Agency (NEMA)??????-?Member

?(xi)?Air Vice Marshal Tony Omenyi (Representing

Defence Headquarters)?????-?Member


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(xii)?CP Salisu Fagge, representing Nigerian Police Force?-?Member

?(xiii)?Mr. Sayana Yusuf, representing Department of

State Services??????-?Member

?(xiv)?Chief Uche Secondus, PDP Deputy National

Chairman (South)?????-?Member

?(xv)?Alh. Tijani Tunsah, APC Deputy National

Chairman (North)?????-?Member

?(xvi)?Representative of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) ??Member

?(xvii)?Representative of Jamaatul Nasril Islam (JNI)??-?Member

?(xviii)?Chief (Mrs.) Nkechi Mba, Representing National

Council of Women Societies????-?Member

?(xix)?Prof. Ben Angwe, Executive Secretary, National Human

Rights Commission (NHRC)????-?Member

?(xx)?Representative of the United Nations (UN)??-?Member

?(xxi)?Representative of Department for International

Development (DFID)?????-?Member

?(xxii)?Representative of Unites States Agency for International

Development (USAID)?????-?Member

?(xxiii)?Representative of International Committee of the Red

Cross (ICRC)??????-?Member

?(xxiv)?Alh. Balarabe Musa, Representing Conference of

Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP)????-?Member

?(xxv)?Two (2) Representatives of Local Civil society/Youth

Groups (Male & Female)?????-?Members.

(xxvi)?Office of the Secretary to the Government of the

Federation (OSGF)?????-?Secretariat


(i)?To identify sources and ways of raising sustainable funding to support victims of Boko Haram terror activities;

?(ii)?To develop appropriate strategies for the fund raising;

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(iii)?To ascertain the persons, communities, facilities and economic assets affected by Boko Haram terror activities;

?(iv)?To assess and determine the appropriate support required in each case;

?(v)?To manage, disburse or administer support to the victims as appropriate;

?(vi)?To address related challenges as may be appropriate; and

(vii)?To advise Government on other matter(s) necessary or incidental to support victims of Boko Haram terror activities.

?The Committee will be inaugurated by Mr. President on Wednesday, 16th of July, 2014 by 10.00am at the Council Chamber, Aso Villa, Abuja.  Guests are to be seated by 9.30am.


Anyim Pius AnyimGCON

Secretary to the Government of the Federation.



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