President Muhammadu Buhari has come out to say that his government has developed a novel homegrown “Integrated Sustainable Development Goals Model” to analyze framework for assessing how policy-making can better tackle the indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Buhari recently revealed that the country will engage the services of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members across the country, and 17 Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Ambassadors to lead the implementation of SDGs 2030 at the grassroots.
According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, the government will also encourage more sub-national authorities to appoint and train SDGs Champions.
He added that Nigeria has made good strides in SDGs domestication processes as the nation has started the re-alignment of the National Statistical System with the requirements and indicators of the SDGs.
His words, ”The National Youth Service Corps Scheme is also ensuring that Nigerian graduates actively participate in SDGs implementation processes by serving as SDGs champions at the grassroots.
”Going forward, we will invigorate the Goal achievement process at the grassroots by engaging the services of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals Ambassadors we appointed to support our efforts at the national level.”
”We will also encourage more sub-national authorities to appoint and train SDGs Champions.”
”Nigeria has made good strides in SDGs domestication processes, as we have commenced the re-alignment of the National Statistical System with the requirements and indicators of the SDGs.”
”We have developed a novel home-grown ‘Integrated Sustainable Development Goals Model, as an analytical framework for assessing how policy-making can better address the indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals.”
”Nigeria has also set up a Model Private Sector Advisory Group and an SDGs Donors’ Forum with a view to engaging critical stakeholders towards the attainment of the SDGs.”