On the 22nd of August 2019, AYGF had its quarterly Board meeting together with its Board members. The meeting was successful and we had a detailed and in-depth review of where we are currently, highlighting our various successes and challenges to help pull out lessons we need to take note of and to brainstorm on achieving greater impact going forward.
AYGF Pays a Stakeholder Consultation Visit Together With IOM (International Organization for Migration) to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
AYGF paid advocacy and stakeholders visit to The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the 1st of August 2019 together with an IOM representative present to help foster relationships with the Embassies in Nigeria to better deliver the EU-IOM funded project titled “Extension of Labour Inspection Activity and Labour Law Enforcement to Sectors and Workplaces Where Migrant Workers May be Present”.
We were received by the Ag. Director Consular, in the person of Mr. Manu Mohammed, and other foreign affairs official. An introduction was made of the organization and the project highlighted.
The Ministry thanked us for the visit and project presentation. He assured us of helping with any assistance we require in contacting the different Embassies.
AYGF paid an advocacy and stakeholders engagement visit to the German Embassy in Abuja on 22nd of July 2019 in Abuja in respect of the EU-IOM funded extension of labour inspection activity and labour law enforcement to sectors and work places where migrant workers may be present project. The AYGF delegation was received by Mr Lief E. Strobner, The Head of Refugees, Migration and Humanitarian Aid in Nigeria and ECOWAS Region. Mr lief pledged on behalf of the German mission the necessary support that will see to the success of the project.
AYGF paid an advocacy and stakeholders visit to the Ministry of Labor and Employment on the 10th of July 2019 to kick start the advocacy and stakeholders consultation phase of the EU-IOM funded “Extension of Labour Inspection Activity and Labour Law Enforcement to Sectors and Workplaces Where Migrant Workers May be Present”. The ministry of Labour assured the AYGF Delegation that Pension, Documentation, NHIS, Extant Labour Laws will be given cognizance in creating a separate template for migrant workers.
The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment is set to begin the process of extending labour inspection services to migrant workers in Nigeria. This is as a result of the advocacy by Africa Youth Growth Foundation. The Director of wages and employment in the Federal Ministry Of Labour and Employment Mr. John Nyali A, made the pledge on behalf of the Ministry of Labour and Employment while responding to the plea to extend labour inspection services to migrant workers made by the E.D of AYGF Dr. Arome Salifu in his presentation.
A courtesy visit to the office of the senior special assistant to the president on SDGs, Youth Desk (left) Mr Mashood Lawal expert SMEADAN, (second left), Mr isreal Njokwo public human resource manager,(third left) Ms Rabiatu Iyimoga legal head,(middle) Mr Hamza Yahaya Head of sectors(fourth right) Dr. Arome Salifu ED AYGF,(third right), Ms Paticia Aniebue, (second right),Mr Hakeem Bola head of Agric desk, powerworks & housing,(right) Sakeenah Ahmadu Head of communication AYGF.
AYGF team on an Advocacy visit to the Residents Electoral Commissioner of INEC in kogi state ahead of the kogi governorship elections, to Advocate for peaceful, credible, free and fair governorship election in November 2019.
Courtesy visit to CLEEN Foundation( left ) Dr Benson Chinedu Olugbuo, (second left), sakeenah Ahmadu AYGF, second right Dr. Arome Salifu right Ruth Eguono Olofin.
Dr. Arome Salifu the Executive Director of AYGF, Communication officer Sakeenah Ahmadu, with the Executive Director of Connected Development(CODE) Hamza Lawal, during a courtesy visit to Bassan Plaza, Thursday 16th May 2019.
The second quarterly meeting of the Migration Data Management of Working Group(MDMWG), was held at Chelsea hotel on Monday 29th April, the purpose of the meeting was to discuss reports on National Migration data base by stakeholders. AYGF was present at the meeting as a member of the Technical Working Committee.
The Executive Director Dr. Arome Salifu and Communication Officer Sakeenah Ahmadu, with the Executive Director of Ignite Africa Mr Fahad Aliyu on the official Launching of Ignite Africa which was held at Ventures Park Aso drive Asokoro Abuja Nigeria, Monday 6th May 2019.