Poverty And Poverty In Nigeria

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Successive governments in Nigeria have tried to resolve some societal problems by enacting or putting into place different policies at one time or the other. For example, in order to reduce the high rate of poverty in the country, the Federal Government introduced some policies aimed at reducing the poverty level by 2010. This was the case in Asari-Toru local government area of Rivers State. It is true that the Asari – Toru Local Government council both past and present have embarked on several developmental policies. Nevertheless, the incidence and scourge of poverty have worsened over the years. The people from that area still live in abject poverty, no good and accessible roads, no good health

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