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Saudi investment in Nigeria’ll lift millions from poverty – Minister

Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, has said Saudi investment in Nigeria will create job opportunities and lift millions out of poverty.


She said this on the sidelines of the Saudi-Africa Investment Summit in Riyadh.


Dr. Edu who was part of the President’s delegation to Saudi Arabia said Nigeria was poised to end multi-dimensional poverty by the year 2030, “the opportunity provided by the Saudi-Africa Summit was in line with the poverty Alleviation and Job creation agenda of President Tinubu”.


She explained that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s determination to reduce humanitarian crises and poverty challenges in Nigeria was beginning to receive global acceptability, with the latest being the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre will also be partnering with Nigeria in these areas.

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