FG Engages Stakeholders On Child Spacing
The federal government has announced ongoing engagement with critical stakeholders like traditional and religious leaders to advise their members on child spacing.
Minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, revealed this on Tuesday at the just concluded Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja.
Speaking, Ahmed explained that there was a challenge for the successfully implementing the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), if the population was not checked.
Her words: “We hope that with their support, we will get to a point where we can come out with the policy that can control population explosion because that is important for sustaining our growth.
According to projections by the United Nations, Nigeria’s population will exceed 300 million by 2050.