The government of Delta State has ensured the inclusion of vulnerable persons in Government policies and programmes
The Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs, Community Services and Girl Child Entrepreneurship Development Ms Orode Uduaghan, stated this in Asaba, at an interactive session to mark the 2023 World International Day of Charity.
Ms. Uduaghan said Delta State is committed to humanitarian services and would implement initiatives that will address pressing issues such as poverty alleviation, access to education, healthcare, and disaster relief.
The commissioner said government’s goal is to create a more equitable and compassionate society where no one is left behind, adding that the lively hood of vulnerable persons in the society would be protected by the government.
Ms Uduaghan urged organisations to extend a helping hand to those in need in order to foster a society that is characterized with empathy and care.
She said the global celebration approved by the United Nations is to emphasize the need to bridge the welfare gap of the most vulnerable in the society, saying that the ministry under her watch will collaborate with relevant ministries and stakeholders in government and outside government through the provision of livelihood support programs to vulnerable households across the state.
World Charity Day 2023, is observed every September 5th each year
The global theme for this year’s celebration is ” Global Solidarity to eradicate poverty,”
The event was attended by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Wilson Chukwuka,
Director Humanitarian Support Services Sir Stanley Rapu , the Director Community Support Services
Mrs. Thecla Agamah and Mr Anthony Ezeadiefe: Director Planning Research and Statistics.