Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili has again blasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for being completely insensitive to the pain of Nigerians.
Ezekwesili mentioned that instead of focusing on campaigns that would help majority of Nigerians, both parties were tackling each other over trivial matters.
The former Minister of Education warned that if the issue of poverty is still seen as a joke, it could destabilize Nigeria.
“Today we are known as world capital of poverty, we overtook India, a country that is seven times our population by having 87 millions Nigerians living in poverty.
“According to the analysis that produced the result, the number could grow and double as our population grows and double. “One thing that we know in the world of development is that poverty could destabilize any country, even if the world of development did not tell us that theoretically, we could see from what happen in the regions where there is prolific poverty,” she stated.
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