Over 90m Nigerians live in extreme poverty.


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

The Minister who disclosed the Buhari-led administration’s call to raise ninety million Nigerians out of maximum poverty throughout a budget defense session before the House of Representatives Committee on IDPs, expressed that the ministry can address the underlying causes, drivers and consequences of humanitarian crises and underdevelopment.

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

Others include: N15 million for 1,000 IDPs entrance into NHIS; N105 million for renovation/rent of 21,000,000 per state; N60 million Back to high school fees; N105 million for drilling of borehole; N184 million for securing land for relocation and reintegration of IDPs in FCT, Nasarawa States and N110 million for 2,200 families as come back help to North East, among others.

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