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Nigeria has highest number of poor people globally – Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El Rufai has mentioned that Nigeria has the highest number of poor people among the many nations of the world.

Governor El-Rufai acknowledged this whereas launching the State Social Protection Policy on Tuesday, February 23.

In his phrases

“Nigeria goes by making an attempt instances. We have the biggest number of poor people than any nation on the planet. Yet, each time a programme is designed to assist the poor and weak, we resort to a slot mentality during which necessary people are allotted slots as an alternative of concentrating on these poor and weak that deserve it. This is unlucky. We should transfer away from slot mentality and use our social register to supply focused help to those who really want it.

I enchantment to all my colleagues, the political elites to please drop this slot mentality and use the social register, in order that, programmes concentrating on the weak really go to the poor and weak. When we predict of the poor and weak, we should all do not forget that, the welfare of each of us is certain up within the welfare of all of us.”

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