90 million Nigerians living in extreme poverty-Sadiya Umar Farouq says

Sadiya Umar Farouq, Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian,
Disaster Management and Social Development has said that over 90m Nigerians live in extreme poverty.

Sadiya Umar Farouq, who disclosed the Buhari-led administration’s decision to lift 90 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty during a budget defense session before the House of Representatives Committee on IDPs, stated that the ministry will address the underlying causes, drivers and consequences of humanitarian crises and underdevelopment.

The Ministry’s budget for the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons are as follows: N474,306,285 for personnel, N165 million for resettlement of IDPs in the North East and Bakkasi returnees in the 2020 budget proposal.

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