Umar Sadiya Farouq: Her Incredible Achievements So Far-Myeduproject. See


Disengagement of Npower volunteers is not the sole decision of Sadiya Umar Farouq, these things are usually deliberated over at a round table and someone has to be chosen to deliver or communicate the unanimous decision of the house to the target audience, and of course the presidency is always at the helm of affairs, especially as touching delicate issues like youths welfare or restiveness.

So, insulting the ‘announcer’ and making enemies for yourself is not wise.lambasting the minister in charge of the Npower scheme is an ill-concieve idea, and should stop

let us see her Incredible Achievements So Far, as put together by Myeduproject

Born 5th November 1974, in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara state, North West Nigeria. Attended Federal Government Girls’ College Gusau, in Zamfara State

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She has a BSC certificate in Business administration from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zari, Kaduna state in 1998


She backed a master’s degree in international Affairs and Diplomacy in 2008 and a master’s in business administration (MBA) in 2011 in same school.

A vibrant and active minister Sadiya has successfully implemented programmes and strategies in all fields she mounted, she is the youngest minister of the Buhari led government.

Appointed as a minister in 2019 to head the newly formed Ministry of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, she has implemented reforms to streamline the various programmes in her ministries   

Let us uncover some of her Leadership Qualities and Experience and Achievement

  • She is the one-time Commissioner for National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally Displaced Persons. Where she; Standardized procedures for utilizing Research, Data Gathering & Planning for Resettling, Rehabilitating, Reintegrating and Readmitting Persons of concern – An accolade not seen in women leadership in the Northern Hemisphere
  • She succeeded in Streamlining the Npower Programme for better efficiency and Effectiveness, her policies encompass.
  • enrolling more women on the program to empower them, in order that they will earn an income and be more self-sufficient while privileging N-Teach, N-Health and N-Agro as areas of key priority.
  • Repositioned the N-SIP to Integrated National Social Investment Programme (I-NSIP) to cater for vulnerable groups in society by providing them access to shock responsive interventions, life skills & mentorship to systematically lift people out of poverty.
  • Sadiya undertaken a review and re-appraisal of the programme to strengthen the program design and streamline for efficiency.
    “Part of the reforms and streamlining will see a discount in tenure from the present 24 months to 12 months to pave way for another 400,000 persons.
  • At the top of the session, the ministers reportedly resolved that focus should be paid to helping youth convert knowledge into skills while providing opportunities for them to digitalize and organize markets.

  • She has commenced the transitioning of beneficiaries from Batches A and B into government entrepreneurship schemes and engaging private sector bodies to absorb some of the beneficiaries

To be Continued


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