United Nation Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has commended the progress recorded so far by Nigeria in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs.
Amina said in her remarks at Commission on Social Development side event at UN Headquarters, New York, entitled: “Poverty eradication: from policy to local action”.
The SDGs, otherwise known as 2030 Agenda, is the most ambitious plan governments have ever developed to eradicate extreme poverty and safeguard planet by the year 2030.
The UN deputy scribe, however, regretted that many internal conflicts were challenging the genuine efforts of Nigeria’s leaders to achieve the developmental agenda.
She said under the leadership of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria launched the first national Private Sector Advisory Group on SDGs.