Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian President has reinstated his plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years.
Buhari reaffirmed his plan while speaking to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday via video conferencing in a meeting where the Alliance for Poverty Eradication (APE) an initiative aimed at supporting actions to eradicate poverty was launched.
The president said his government will make a huge investment 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 programme of lifting a 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within a 10-year period,” he said.