We’ll Take 100m Nigerians Out Of Poverty, Says Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take 100 million Nigerians from poverty to prosperity in the next 10 years.

President Buhari who disclosed this in his opening speech at the inaugural June 12, democracy day celebration in Abuja said his administration would ensure rapid and positive growth in the economy to move Nigeria away from poverty.

He said the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 2.7 per cent this year while external reserve has risen to 45 billion dollars which enough to finance over nine months of current equal commitments.

He maintained that steps will be taken in integrating the rural economy to national economic grade by extending access to input to rural farmers as well as credit to rural micro businesses and opening up many critical feeder roads.

The president added that in the next four years his administration would remain positive to improve the lives of people by consolidating on efforts to address many issues.

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