Buhari , FG

The federal government (FG) has set up an Inter-Ministerial Technical Expert Committee to figure out ways to bring 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.

The team must establish a structure for the collaboration of all stakeholders in the context of a public-private partnership.

Julie Osagie Jacobs, spokesperson for the Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, said this in a statement at the weekend.

Other terms of reference include the preparation of a template for coordination of inter-governmental policies, projects and programmes.

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The committee will harness sundry opportunities for collaboration and cooperation among all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at all levels of governance.

Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Festus Daudu, charged the members to do a good job.

“Your participation and contribution to the work of this committee will enable your name to be written in gold as your contribution to federal government (FG) promise to lift 100million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years,” he said.

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The committee has Director, Human Resources, Bassey Etim Ekang, as the coordinator.

It comprises representatives of Ministries of Health; Environment; Labour and Employment; Power; Sports and Youth Development; Water Resources; Humanitarian Affairs; and Women Affairs.

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