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Buhari Inaugurates Osinbajo-led Steering Committee on Poverty Reduction

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the National Steering Committee (NSC) of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS) to be chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

At the inauguration, the President reiterated his commitment to lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years with a well-researched framework for implementation and funding.

President Buhari added that the responsibilities on the committee  were enormous, but expressed confidence that the committee would be able to lay the foundation and demonstrate, within the next two years, the practicality of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

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