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First Lady Remi Tinubu’s pet project ‘Renewed Hope Initiative’ will bring succor to many Nigeria families


First lady Oluremi Tinubu and wife of Vice President, Hajiya Nana Shettima, left

By Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad, Abuja

Arising from the meeting of Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI) Governing Board, First Lady of Nigeria, Oluremi Tinubu has assured Nigerians that her pet project, the Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI) will bring succour and relief to families in the country when it fully commences.

According to a statement issued by her Special Assistant on Media, Busola Kukoyi, Friday, the First Lady who is also the National Chairman of the Renewed Hope Initiative, stated that modalities have been put in place to ensure a smooth take off of the project across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT.

From left: National Secretary, Renewed Hope Initiative, Barrister Chioma Uzodinma, APC National Woman Leader, Dr. Beta Edu, wife of Vice President and Vice Chairman of the Initiative, Hajiya Nana Shettima, First Lady and National Chairman of the Initiative, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of senate president and member, Ekaette Unoma Akpabio, wife of Chief of Staff to the president and member, Salamatu Gbajabiamila and Professor Hafsat Ganduje, member RHI at the 2nd meeting of the Governing Board of Renewed Hope Initiative.

According to her, wives of the state governors and local governments will be involved as the project is all inclusive for the entire federation.

The First Lady has taken cognisance steps to ensure beneficiaries will registered and verified to qualify to be considered for grants and empowerment so the right people are reached.

She said the project will be funded through the unspent funds from the 2023 campaign purse after which we shall solicit for funds from private organisations, international donors and Non-Governmental Organisations.

“The programme will enable us to assist the vulnerable groups; we shall try to see what we can do to naturally meet their needs; she noted.

The First Lady would meet with wives of state governors on Friday 14, July where the modalities for the successful implementation of the project would be made public.

The meeting had in attendance, National Vice Chairman of the Initiative, Mrs Nana Shettima, National Secretary of the Initiative and First Lady of Imo State, Chioma Uzodinma, wife of the Senate President, Unoma Akpabio, wife of the Chief of Staff to the President, Salamotu Gbajabiamila, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Woman Leader, Dr. Betta Edu and Prof. Hafsat Ganduje who are all members of the governing board.

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