by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
An NGO, ‘Lafiya-UK Support for Health’ in Nigeria, is in the concluding part of a three days’ workshop organized for media executives and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Human Capital Development (HCD).
The core essence of the HCD training programme is to sensitize the Media and CSOs, on the general concept of HCD, shared findings of HCD Political Economic Analysis (PEA) and develop an action plan and target advocacies to engage with HCD council and working groups.
In an introduction remarks, the Chairman Knowledge Management and Communications sub-committee of the media component of Kaduna State Maternal Newborn and Child Accountability Mechanism (KADMAM), Garba Muhammad, deliberated on the essence of the workshop, highlighting that its training will cover the aspects of HCD and how the state’s HCD could be appropriately covered.
On the overview of the Lafiya UK programme, Lafiya Accountability, an expert, Dr. Ashiru Hamza, assured journalists that the training will expose media personnel on how to map out clear data for advocacies and communication.
Dr. Hamza further stated that journalists and CSOs will be identified, cultivated and equipped with knowledge, as change agents to help support government on HCD accountability, strengthen delivery mechanism in implementation of government resources and serve as transformational influence.
Meanwhile, the representative of the Special Adviser on HCD Council, Kaduna State, Lillian Shamaki, spelt out the key focus of HCD in the state during the training, which commenced from November 16th to 18th, 2020.