The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Buhari disclosed his administration’s plan to lift 100 million Nigerian out of poverty.
President Muhammadu Buhari noted that his administration would swipe off poverty in Nigerians within the next 10 years.
Buhari stated this while speaking in a video message to a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, DailyPost Nigeria Report.
Subsequently, the Alliance for Poverty Eradication (APE) an initiative aimed at supporting actions to eradicate poverty was launched during the meeting.
Buhari, however, expressed his government’s determination to invest more in education, especially of the girl-child.
“Nigeria attaches great importance to poverty eradication.”
“It is for this reason that in May 2019, on my inauguration for 2nd term in office, our government committed itself to start a new program of lifting a 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within a 10-year period.”