Govt renews partnership with German organization on poverty eradication | Dailytrust

Govt renews partnership with German organization on poverty eradication

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State

In a bid to eradicate poverty and ensure wealth creation, Plateau State Government has again partnered with a German based organization on their GIZ-SEDIN Programme.

The GIZ-SEDIN Programme has an objective of improving the employment and income situation of Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Inaugurating the steering committee on pro-poor Growth and promotion of employment in Nigeria programme-SEDIN, at Old Government House in Jos the state capital, Governor Simon Lalong said that the state has been in partnership with GIZ since 2009 when they began with the employment-oriented private sector development project (EOPSD).

Lalong who was represented by the deputy governor, professor Sonni Tyoden, said the gender and good governance project (GGGP) which was focused on strengthening women and child rights in Northern Nigeria moved to Plateau from Maiduguri in 2009 and lasted until 2011.