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As It Is Today, Over 70 Million Nigerians Have Been Crossed Into Poverty In One Year-Solomon Dalung

opera.com 2024/7/25

A former minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has alleged that over 70 million Nigerians have been crossed into poverty in the last one year.

The Punch reported that Solomon Dalung, who served as Minister of Youths and Sports during the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari stated this in an exclusive interview.

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Solomon Dalung, a Plateau-born political gladiator said; "I have always said that former President Muhammadu Buhari failed to implement his four-point agenda very well but there were also many things he did well."

He added; "There were steps taken by the Buhari administration from the beginning to deal with the challenges of insurgency which is better than where we are today because if Bola Tinubu’s government will blame Buhari, I will appeal to President Tinubu to kindly take Nigeria back to May 29, 2023, and Nigeria will be okay"

( Photo Credit - Daily Post Verified Twitter Page )

The former Minister of Youth and Sports stated further; "As it is today, over 70 million Nigerians have been crossed into poverty in one year. The statistics of Nigerians who have died from hunger and poverty are also alarming, and Nigerians can no longer travel from one point to the other"

The recent statement by the former Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung which was shared by The Punch on its verified Twitter page has generated a lot of reactions from many Nigerians on the social media platform.

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