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Sadiya Umar Farouk - Honorable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster management and Social development, Nigeria
(Sadiya Umar Farouk (born 5 November 1974), is a Nigerian politician and the current minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development.
Appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in July 2019, Farouk is by age the youngest minister in the current federal cabinet. Her relationship with President Buhari dates back to Buhari’s days as the leader and presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change when Farouk was the national treasurer of CPC and later national treasurer of the All Progressives Congress
In December 2019, Farouk was queried by the office of the president for exercising powers beyond her official briefs by employing more aides than officially approved and delaying the monthly stipend of N-Power volunteers, a social intervention program of the federal government)