Kogi state has took first position of all states across the federation that are participating in the world bank Accelerated nutritional in Nigeria project ‘ANRIN’ otherwise known as Save the children international for quality service provision
Ime Samuel Etukudor, Kogi state Team lead Project Director of Anrin Project gave the hint while Fielding questions from newsmen during a one day stakeholders meeting to present its score cards of the project to target groups and numbers of beneficiaries in the eleven local government areas .
He tap the state government under the purposeful and visionary leadership of Governor Yahaya Bello on the back for regularly remitting counterpart fund for the world bank which has brought the success story being experienced and celebrated in the state
Anrin Project according to Ime Samuel Etukudor is in existence to provide nutritional food supplement like de-worming drugs, vitamin A’ and malaria drugs to children below the age of five years and pregnant women.
The state Team lead Project Director of Anrin disclosed that it operations is measured in every six month and has successfully rounded up the first phase in the second year stressing that they dash board is indicating ninety eight point one percent which has surpassed the ninety percent requested as a bench mark.
”We’re gathering here today to deliver our score cards to stakeholders and getting constructive feed backs from them which will serve serve as an encouragement to enable us to forge ahead for the second round of the project by putting forward suggestions and recommends of how to improve on our working relationship , provision of quality services to our target communities”. Ime Samuel Etukudor further informed.
Ime Samuel Etukudor hailed stakeholders from the participating nine local government areas of Kogi east, including Kogi, Lokoja and Ajaokuta for the watershed achievements attained in the first phase tasking them that more quality efforts needed to be deploy in the period ahead to enable the project achieved its set goals.
”The Ice on the cake is that Kogi state came first of all Anrin states in the federation for quality service provision adding that the feat achieved has made the state in the celebration mood and made realistic with the political will of the state Governor, Alh.Yahaya Bello”. Ime Samuel Etukudor further quipped.