23rd Annual LAPO Development Forum- Communique

The 23rd edition of the Annual Development Forum organized by Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) was held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua International Conference Centre, Central Area, Abuja with the theme: “Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities”.


Agriculture Is Our Path Way Out of Recession – Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo says agriculture is the way to go in getting the country out of recession, hence the need for the present government to keep faith with its promise of diversifying the economy through agriculture. He made this submission at the 23th Annual Development Forum, with the theme theme ‘Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities,’ organized by the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) in Abuja.


LAPO Gives 3,211 Indegent Persons Free Medical Support

LAPO improved the health conditions of 3,221 vulnerable community members in Edo South Senatorial District, under its Community Health Outreach Programme, between April and October, 2016. The communities are Erua, Ugoneki, Utese and Iguye.


LAPO Seeks End To Women Marginalization, Gender Inequality

LAPO has described the vulnerable conditions and marginalization of women in the society as a major factor limiting their ability to have a good life or attain their full potentials.


LAPO Launches Campaign For Cancer Control In Nigeria

LAPO has commenced the implementation of its 2-year Community Campaign for Cancer Control (LAPO-C4) Project, designed to mitigate cancer-related deaths with primary focus on prevention and early detection in Nigeria.
Founder of the organization, Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe, while addressing stakeholders at the project flag-off training in Benin City, expressed concern that almost 102,000 new cases of cancer occur annually in Nigeria with over 60% in women due to breast and cervical cancer.