Education, health Agriculture and other sectors in the FCT, are to benefit greatly from a partnership between the FCT Administration and the United Nations systems.

This is as the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Mathias Schmale, signed the Joint Annual Review and Work Plan of the Federal Capital Territory/United Nations Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (FCT-UNSDPF) to improve service delivery in those sectors.

 Speaking during the brief signing ceremony which took place in his office, Malam Bello commended the UN for the intervention and gave assurances of the FCTA’s support for UN activities in the Territory.

Malam Bello said, “Frankly I am satisfied with the support we receive as a city and as a Territory from the UN family, and I assure you that we will continue to partner with you on this intervention and all the things that you do for the FCT.

Also speaking, Mr Mathias Schmale said that  that the three Result Areas and 9 Outcomes of the UNSDPF are (1) Governance, Human Rights, Peace and Security, (2) Equitable Quality Basic Services, and (3) Sustainable and Inclusive Growth and Development. He equally revealed that the UN was about to sign a new cooperation framework with the Federal Government.