Researchers Advise Government on Poverty Eradication

Researchers Advise Government on Poverty Eradication

 
Researchers Advise Government on Poverty Eradication

Researchers Advise Government on Poverty Eradication

To evolve an effective and sustainable poverty alleviation programme in Nigeria, the government must invest massively in provision of basic social services, promotion of efficient and sustainable development that prejudice the poor’s interest.

This was the findings of a research work titled, “Microfinance and Poverty Reduction Strategy for Promoting National Development: The Challenge of Social/Finance Inclusion,” conducted by researchers at the Department of Sociology, Covenant University, Ota.

On promoting financial inclusion, the researchers say, it is critical for the government to create the enabling environment through the provision of basic infrastructure, particularly, electricity and roads, which would galvanise economic productivity in the manufacturing of goods and services.

Click here to read more