Stakeholders Advise FG To Channel Economic Development Policies To Citizens’ Wellbeing


By Gift Bayo/Angela Atabo

Stakeholders have called on the Federal Government to channel its economic development policies to impact positively on the wellbeing of Nigerians and reduce the incidence of poverty.

The stakeholders made the call during a Policy Roundtable on “New Economic Policymaking for Equitable Growth and Social Inclusion” in Abuja on Thursday.

The roundtable was organised by the African Centre for Media & Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) in partnership with the Centre for Public Policy and Research, Social Action, and the International Institute for Journalism.

The event was supported by Rosa Luxemburg Foundation to deliberate on policymaking for equitable growth.

Dr Sam Amadi, Chairman, Centre for Public Policy, and Research said that the event was organised to ensure that the new public policy framework for Nigerian economic growth promotes social inclusion.

Amadi, who was the keynote speaker at the event, lamented that only a few get rich in the country,…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria