Anambra state government to launch Social Protection Policy

Anambra government has said it intends to launch the State Social Protection Policy, to provide a mix of policies and programmes designed to reduce poverty and promote livelihood of its citizens.

Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Mrs. Chiamaka Nnake, stated this at a one-day stakeholders’ validation of the draft Anambra State Social Protection Policy Document, held in Awka.

She said the Policy is part of Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s agenda to see how government’s social protection programmes can be applied to further improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable.