The Federal Government through the Office of the Senior Special Assistant
to the President on Sustainable Development Goals OSSAP-SDGs) is
partnering with the Government of Denmark to achieve the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs).
This was the outcome of a bilateral meeting between the Senior Special
Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals Princess
Adejoke Orelope- Adefulire and the Ambassador of Denmark to Nigeria,
Ambassador Jesper Kamp in her (SSAP) Office recently in Abuja.
The SSAP stated that, as a way of garnering support and augmenting
Federal Government’s efforts to achieve the SDGs, her Office is partnering
with Development partners, Private Sector Organizations and other key
She noted that, Government alone cannot achieve much in issues of
developing the country, hence, the need to partner and collaborate with
She emphasized that, with the enormous socio-economic challenges facing
especially the crises ridden North-Eastern part of the country, there is every
reason to partner and support the efforts of the Federal Government to
enable out-of-school children be enrolled in schools.
Mrs. Adefulire pointed out that, her Office interventions focus, was on
education and health sectors, hence the priority on renovation and
construction of schools and Maternal and Child Care clinics and hospitals
to achieve goals 3 and 4 of the SDGs. She called on the partners to give
more support in these areas.
She noted that, the launch of the Integrated Sustainable Development
Goals (iSDGs) model by President Muhammadu Buhari recently in New
York, during the 74 th Session of the UN General Assembly has given a
guide to all stakeholders as to the implementation of the Global Agenda.
Earlier in his remarks, the Danish Ambassador said his visit was to discuss
ways of collaborating with the Nigerian Government through OSSAP-
SDGs, and play a supporting role to ensure the attainment of the SDGs in