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·      Poverty on increase in Nigeria despite worldwide decline, says NESG

James Emejo in Abuja

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Abubabar Bagudu, yesterday, said the administration of President Bola Tinubu would work with the private sector to boost confidence in the economy in order to drive job creation, economic growth and the realisation of the country’s potential.

Bagudu spoke at a media briefing on the forthcoming 29th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#29) with the theme: “Pathways to Sustainable Economic Transformation and Inclusion.”

He said both the public and private sector would collectively design and prioritise strategies to unlock untapped potentials, foster sustainable economic transformation and promote shared prosperity for the nation.

This was as the Chairman, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Mr. Olaniyi Yusuf, expressed worry that while there has been a broad decline in poverty worldwide, both…



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