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Nigeria: Dedicate Annual Budget to Micro Credit, Napep Tells States

Abuja — The National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP) has advised state governments to dedicate a portion of their yearly budgets to the provision micro-credit for Nigerians, to ensure that substantial funds are made available to the poor in the society.

While addressing newsmen in Abuja, the Senior Special Assistant to President/National Coordinator of NAPEP, Dr. Magnus Kpakol, stressed that NAPEP is also partnering states to ensure the success of the Village Trust Fund Scheme (VTFS).