North Ranks Highest In Poverty And Illiteracy Levels, Says FG


The northern part of Nigeria has been ranked the highest region in poverty and illiteracy level, according to a new survey that was released by the federal government.

This was made known by the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Miriam Yalwaji Katagun who represented President Muhammadu Buhari during the launch of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Area Office complex located on Dandagoro Road, Katsina.

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“You will recall that during his address marking the June 12 celebration of 2019, the president made a commitment to the nation that his administration will strive to take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.

”True to his promise, the president has been churning out initiatives that are directly targeted at not only improving the lot of the poverty-stricken in the country but also address other numerous social problems bedevilling the country, particularly the north.

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”According to statistics, there are about 13-14 million out of school children in the north today. The region also ranks highest in terms of poverty and illiteracy levels. It is in this regard that I commend the ITF for its efforts to expand its existing infrastructure in order for more Nigerians to access its services.”

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