Officials of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps, led by the Agency’s Director-General,Rt. Hon. (Dr.)Yusuf Buba Yakub, arrived Kampala , Uganda,Monday, to commence a 4-leg tour of the East African nations hosting TAC Scheme Volunteers.
The DTAC boss, According to a report by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Nkem Anyata-Lafia said the monitoring and evaluation exercise was a necessary means of familiarizing himself with the stakeholders of the TAC Scheme in the Sub-Region since assuming office about two months ago.
During this visit,Rt.Hon.Buba is also expected to assess the condition of the Volunteers and the level of compliance of recipient countries and the Volunteers with the tripartite agreement entered into with the Federal Republic of Nigeria on one hand and the Volunteers on the other.
The DTAC DG is on this visit with the Director of Programmes in the Agency, Amb. Mohammed Mohammed; the Ag. Director, Finance and Accounts, Mr. Saidu Idris as well as Hajiya Rahila Ayuba, the Ag. Director, Monitoring and Evaluation, among others.
The delegation is expected to meet with officers of the Nigerian Missions in countries being visited,the Volunteers and as well as other stakeholders contributing to the realization of President Tinubu’s Foreign Policy initiatives through the DTAC mandate.
Monitoring and evaluation visits have been scheduled for such countries like Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Seychelles where DTAC retains several Volunteers.The visit will terminate early next week with a return to Abuja.