FG Seeks Private Sector Support On Poverty Alleviation, Economic Devt

By: Lucky A. Omonua

The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has reiterated the position of the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Economic Planning that the private sector is critical to driving the economic growth and overall development of Nigeria.  

The organization declared that the Minister of Budget and National Economic Planning, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was quoted out of context by a section of the media at the just concluded 30th Annual LAPO Development Forum, adding that the Minister stressed the need for sustained partnership with the private sector to drive the development agenda in the face of dwindling government revenue.  

In a statement by the Head of Programme and Corporate Communications, Dr James-Wisdom Abhulimen, LAPO said the Honourable Minister emphasized the need for non-state actors to complement government efforts in promoting national and economic development as government cannot bear the burden alone. Read more on elaynaija.com.ng

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