President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the administration’s policy to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty did not come by accident.
He said it was a deliberate action that will be pursued with determination.
The Nigerian leader spoke at a meeting with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) at the State House.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in attendance.
Buhari agreed with the council that the country required a poverty reduction strategy for a rapid and sustainable economic development.
The President wondered what became of the nation in the past, “with all the resources available to it”.
PEAC Chairman, Doyin Salami, led the presentation. He is expected to brief Ministers at the FEC meeting on Wednesday.
Salami welcomed the country’s exit from recession…