It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly Deltans, that as part of activities to mark the Launching of Scale Up Nutrition (SUN), Initiatives in Delta State, Her Excellency, Dame Edith Okowa, Wife of the Governor of Delta State will on Friday February 23, 2018, be invested as the Nutrition Champion for the State, by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Rivers Field Office.
The investiture will hold at the Unity Hall Government House, Asaba, at 10 am prompt.
The SUN movement is a Global movement led by Governments in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and comprises other stakeholders including Civil Societies, Donor Agencies and Private Sectors.
The initiative is to create the platform to effectively advocate for food Nutrition, support implementations of Nutrition programmes, interventions, and operationalize the food and Nutrition policy with the overall goal of reducing malnutrition.
Accordingly, the Honourable Speaker DTHA, Chairmen House Committee on Health, Agriculture, Women Affairs, Education, and Water Resources, State Commissioners in charge of Health, Agriculture, Economic Planning, Education, Finance, Information, Justice, Women Affairs, Community and Social Development, Water Resource Development, Permanent Secretaries for Economic Planning, Health, Information, Agriculture, Finance, Education, Justice, Women Affairs, Water Resources, Executive Director, State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Special Adviser on SDG and other relevant parastatals, Chairmen Oshimili South and North Local Government Councils, Chairman and Secretary of State Committee of Food and Nutrition, Media Women, Chief Medical Directors of Delta State Teaching Hospital, Oghara & FMC, Asaba, Heads of Scaling-Up Nutrition Networks, Chapter Presidents of Professional Bodies – Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Medical Women, APHPN, PSN, NMA, DAN, etc the Catholic Bishop of Issele-Uku Diocese, the Anglican Bishop of Delta State, Chairman State Council of Traditional Rulers are by this announcement invited to attend the ceremony.
Guests are to be seated at the venue at 9:30 am prompt.
Director of Information