Tuesday, November 6, 2018

National safety-nets programme to lift 1m people out of poverty annually

Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to President Mohammadu Buhari on Social Investment, says the National Social Welfare Pregramme at the National Safety-Nets Co-ordinating Office (NASSCO) targets one million poor people annually. Uwais said this while receiving a delegation from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on a study tour to Nigeria to learn about the social intervention programmes on Monday in Abuja. She said the programme was working on identifying the 83 million poor people in Nigeria and alleviating their poverty. Read More