The United States authorities has devoted $200m to ladies empowerment and equality programmes in Nigeria.

Speaking on the Gender and Inclusion Summit 2022 organised via way of means of the Policy Innovation Centre, that’s a brainchild of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group in Abuja, US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, stated an awful lot of the investment changed into centered at addressing women-associated troubles and empowering Nigerian women.

She stated international locations with gender equality had better monetary prosperity, noting that “the US is devoted to selling girls empowerment in Nigeria.”

On his part, the World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Shubham Chaudhuri, stated that Nigeria’s plan to boost one hundred million human beings out of poverty might be not possible with out women empowerment.

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