FEC Approves National Poverty Reduction Strategy

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has announced the approval of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS) put together by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Wednesday stated that the Steering Committee on NPRGS would be headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who will provide overall guidance for implementation.

He added that the council also approved the implementation of the Strategy and its incorporation into the Medium-Term National Development Plan 2021-2025 and the Agenda 2050.

It was also gathered that FEC directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to prepare a bill for submission to National Assembly, to make the implementation of the strategy sustainable.

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