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FG To Set Up Inter-Ministerial Committee on Poverty Alleviation

The Federal government has begun moves to set up an inter-ministerial committee on poverty alleviation consisting of the Federal Ministries of Humanitarian Affairs, Interior, and the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, made this known at a meeting with her counterpart, Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, yesterday in Abuja.

She said inter-ministerial collaboration will go a long way in tackling the root cause of the humanitarian crisis and poverty in the country. Edu added that her ministry will work closely with the Ministry of Interior in the areas of internal security, human trafficking, and migration as some of the drivers of the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria.

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