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About Us

1st Objective

Integrating, harmonising and coordinating social safety nets program


Hon. Minister Sadia Umar Farouq

Hon. Minister Sadiya Umar Farouk (born November 5, 1974) is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the minister of newly created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. Appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, in July 2019, Farouk is by age the youngest minister in the current federal cabinet. Farouk is seen to be one of the closest […]


Apera Iorwa

Apera Iorwa is an accomplished project management professional certified by the globally acclaimed APMG International Project in Controlled Environment (PRINCE 2) UK. His over 25 years work experience with government and international non-governmental organizations in management positions accounts for his strong skills and competency in managing project start-ups, organizational development, field research coordination, operations research, […]


2nd Objective

Provide guidance on the framework for administration and management systems for supporting the poor and vulnerable; and


System Building Blocks

The NASSP, therefore, provides system building blocks that allow the Government to target and deliver a range of programs to poor and vulnerable households (PVHH) more effectively and efficiently through the dynamic use of the National Social Registry (NSR).


3rd Objective

Ensuring policy coherence in the social protection sector.


Gender Policy

NASSP also supports the Nigeria Gender Policy, which names social protection as a key sector for promoting gender equality and mainstreaming gender in development interventions.