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Poverty reduction: FG targets 40 million Nigerians in 2 years

The federal government says it has commenced efforts aimed at lifting 40 million Nigerians out of poverty through Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus…

The federal government says it has commenced efforts aimed at lifting 40 million Nigerians out of poverty through Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (NG-CARES), in two years.

The National Coordinator, NG-CARES Programme, Mr Abdulkarim Obaje, told newsmen in Ibadan yesterday during the closing ceremony of a week-long workshop.

The advance training workshop held in Ibadan had 440 participants from across the 36 states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Among the participants were monitoring and evaluation (M&E) officers, heads of delivery in states and state care coordinating units across the 36 states.