Hon. Minister Sadiya Umar Farouq is the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development (FMHADMSD), overseeing seven (7) agencies as follows: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), North East Development Commission, (NEDC), National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced People (NCFRMI), Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the recently created, National Commission for People with Disability (NCPWD). Sadiya Umar Farouq sits as the Chair of the National Social Safety Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO) management team. As Chair, the Honourable Minister coordinates and leads the team in developing the policy framework and implementation strategies of NASSCO’s mandate and programmes aimed at ending extreme poverty and the promotion of shared prosperity in Nigeria. Prior to her appointment as Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, she was the Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugee, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) from October 2016 to August 2019. Sadiya, was the national treasurer of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, a position she held when an amalgamation of parties formed the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015. Sadiya Umar Farouq is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Nigeria.