Dabiri-Erewa receives new FCT Diaspora Focal Point Officer

In what will be recorded in the Book of History, the FCT Administration has appointed its premier Diaspora Focal Point Officer (DFPO), Mrs. Sarah David Areo.
This was made known on Wednesday during a courtesy visit to the Office of the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Hon.Abike Dabiri-Erewa.While receiving Mrs Areo, the elated Chairman expressed her optimism that more projects will be implemented and developed now that the Abuja-born Nigerians, living in the diaspora, have a State unit which they can identify with.

Dabiri-Erewa urged the newly appointed Diaspora focal point officer to relate with others from the states in order to exchange ideas for
national development.

L-R: Mrs. Habibat Pat-Eluameh, TA to the Chairman/CEO, NiDCOM; Mrs Sarah David Areo, FCT DFPO; Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi, Secretary, NiDCOM, and other staff of NiDCOM during the Courtesy Visit, of the newly appointed FCT Diaspora Focal Point Officer, to NiDCOM Office in Abuja, on Wednesday

Earlier, the Secretary to the Commission, Dr. Sule Yakubu Bassi while congratulating the just appointed DFPO for the FCT, charged her to utilise every opportunity to familiarise with the Abuja indigenes living abroad and task them to be good Ambassadors.

He also advised Areo to implore Abuja residents abroad to be responsible citizens, as well as, encourage them to give back, in whatever capacity,back home.

He stressed that in order to function properly in her office, she should
have an Information Management System to create a database of every
Abuja native living abroad, identify with them via virtual meetings and
discuss areas which they could key into.

Responding, Areo thanked the Chairman of NiDCOM for her warm welcome and pledged to do her best in her capacity as the new Diaspora Focal Point Officer for Abuja.

Mrs. Sarah David Areo has a Nasarawa-Abuja parentage.

Before her appointment, she is the Deputy Director, Administration and Finance,Social Development Secretariat, FCTA, as well as other Departments and Agencies in the FCTA.

With her appointment, NIDCOM, who inaugurated the officers in Abuja on
Feb. 4, 2020, now has 28 States Diaspora Focal Point Officers in the

Related posts