A forum to end poverty in Central Nigeria’s Plateau State will hold this March.
Organizers hope to inspire citizens to invest in agriculture and other businesses through the program.
The forum will “generate discussions that promote alternative sources of revenue for government and citizens,” Mr. Andrew Gogwim, the Chairman and founder of the organizing firm, Andrew Amos Gogwim Foundation told MK in Jos, the capital of Plateau State.
Experts and policy makers from the public and private sectors will during the forum brainstorm on investment opportunities in the State, said Gogwim, an On-Air-Personality in Unity 93.3 FM, Jos.
Nigeria recently ranked the world’s poverty capital with 50% of its estimated 180 million population, approximately 86.9 million people living in “extreme poverty” according to the World Poverty Clock.
The country with high prospects of becoming the world’s third most populated country 2050 is feared to soon deteriorate.
Themed “Beyond Oil: Harnessing Agriculture and Tourism for Job Creation, Wealth Creation and Poverty Eradication,” the Lecture and Productivity Award ceremony fixed for Sunday, 1st March 2020 will feature paper presentations, discussions and “Productivity Awards” where distinguished entrepreneurs will be recognized.