Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has emphasized the transformative impact a single action can have on both families and entire communities, particularly those in vulnerable situations.
According to a statement by her aide, Busola Kukoyi, Tinubu stated this during a courtesy visit to her office at the State House in Abuja by the Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Ibrahim.
During the meeting, the First Lady reaffirmed the mission of her initiative, RHI (Remi Humanitarian Initiative), which is dedicated to alleviating the hardships faced by families, especially in the aftermath of crises, through a range of empowerment programs. She spoke of the initiative’s recent work in Jos and expressed gratitude for the progress and development that has returned to the region.
The First Lady’s vision extends to various vulnerable communities, including widows of fallen heroes, where she intends to introduce more empowerment programs. Additionally, in the realm of youth development, Senator Oluremi Tinubu underscored the RHI’s contributions, highlighting its focus on ICT training in collaboration with NITDA (National Information Technology Development Agency).
Dr. Jamila Ibrahim, the Minister of Youth Development, commended Tinubu for her unwavering advocacy for women’s advancement and her pioneering efforts to lead the way. Dr. Ibrahim, representing Nigerian youth, sought the support of the First Lady’s Office in initiating collaborative programs centered on youth development and empowerment.
Ibrahim said collaborative projects will benefit the youth of the country which is in line with President Bola Tinubu’s Administration of enhanced youth empowerment.
She said, The Nigerian youth constitute more than half the population and a lot of them are “living below poverty lines”
Ibrahim was previously the Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Sustainable Development Goals and she is presently the youngest Minister of Youth in the country.