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Buhari committed to improving welfare of Nigerians: Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to improving the welfare of Nigerians.

• September 8, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to improving the welfare of Nigerians.

Mr Mustapha stated this at the 2023 Population and Housing Census Breakfast meeting with partners in Abuja.

“The federal government, under the able leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, is irrevocably committed to improving the welfare of the Nigerian people. Practical demonstration has been given to this commitment through formulation and implementation of landmark projects in education, health, economy, infrastructure and social investment drive,” he said.

Mr Mustapha explained that the country’s policies and programmes were driven by the strong conviction that the people of Nigeria were the greatest asset in the development process.

“Having an accurate and reliable headcount that provides detailed information on the size, distribution and characteristics of the population is an essential step towards harnessing their huge potential,” he noted.

Nasir Kwarra, the National Population Commission (NPC) chairman, called on the international community and relevant partners to join hands with the NPC in realising the dream.

Mr Kwarra, who reiterated the commission’s commitment to a credible census, appealed for collaboration in providing the needed demographic data to facilitate and place the country on the pedestal of sustainable development.

“The specific objectives of this breakfast meeting are, to solicit support and mobilise resources to bridge the resources gaps, promote robust national and international collaboration,” he added.

The NPC chairman added the commission had made remarkable steps in making the census a success, adding that preparations were in top gear to deliver a credible and reliable census. 

(NAN)

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