Nigeria: Vice President Osinbajo launches African Development Bank-funded US$258 million landmark northeast recover…

The African Development Bank and the Federal Government of Nigeria have launched the Inclusive Basic Service Delivery Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Programme ­ ̶ a US$258 million comprehensive multisectoral intervention aimed at bolstering  rehabilitation efforts in north-eastern Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo launched the program at the African Development Bank premises in Abuja on Thursday. The launch was attended by Governors of five northeast states, ministers, development partners and key stakeholders.

“It has been gratifying to note how enthusiastically our friends and partners have rallied to our support, mobilizing resources to tackle the crisis in the northeast. We would like to express the profound appreciation of the Federal Government to the Bank for…

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