Social Investment

Infrastructure
Have you ever wondered why some countries are more advanced than others?
Social Investment
About 40 percent of the total population of Nigeria, or almost 83 million people, live below the country’s poverty line.
Job Creation
Unemployment is an age-long issue in Nigeria. People need to work so that they can be able to meet their needs and contribute to national productivity.
Education
Education is the life of a nation and it is the key to unlocking big change. Education plays a big role in a nation’s productivity and growth.
Health
The foundation for sustainable economic growth is qualitative, accessible and affordable healthcare.
Social Investment
About 40 percent of the total population of Nigeria, or almost 83 million people, live below the country’s poverty line.

According to the World Bank, an estimated 36 percent of the very poor escaped extreme poverty because of social safety nets, providing clear evidence that social safety net programs are making a substantial impact in the global fight against poverty and inequality.
  • Expand the N-Power programme to engage 1,000,000 graduates and non-graduates across the various categories
  • A national skills programme to be undertaken in conjunction with the private sector will reach 10 million people in the productive sector by 2022
  • Continue investment in the most vulnerable through the National Cash Transfer Program (NCTP) that identifies the poorest in communities and makes a monthly amount of N5,000 available to them and reach the target of 1 million poor households
  • Expand National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme to be in all states and reach at least 12 million children
  • Continue to establish regional innovation hubs to promote innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Grant incentives and tax breaks to IT start-ups to enable them blossom
  • Prioritize access to internet to education, primary health care, markets, business clusters
  • Train more young people in key hardware and software technology skills, and digital creative work through the N-Power Knowledge Programme
  • In conjunction with the private sector, develop 109 Special Production and Processing Centres (SPPCs) across each senatorial district
  • A minimum of 1,000 MW new generation incremental power capacity per annum on the Grid.
  • Establish People Moni Bank and take the number of traders, farmers, artisans under TraderMoni, MarketMoni and FarmerMoni schemes to 10 million
  • Establish Entrepreneur Bank to provide debt, equity and business advisory support to businesses
  • Continue providing support to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme and reach atleast 1.66 million MSMEs
  • Implement the 10-year National Livestock Transformation Plan to boost the production of milk and beef in the country as well as stem the Farmers/Herders’ clashes.
  • Tractors and Processors Plan in Each Senatorial District
  • Availability of tractors in each local government with a view to improving agricultural production and processing
  • Low, medium and heavy-duty processors will be strategically located across the country