Nigeria, Nov. 9 -- The Nigerian government has launched a Human Capital Development (HCD) initiative to move 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

The plan is a collaboration between the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), according to a statement by the Forum on Friday.

The NGF also said the process had commenced on Monday in Kaduna State and culminated in Ekiti State on Thursday.

The Core Working Group (CWG) of the plan led by Yosola Akinbi of the Vice President's Office, commenced its sensitisation tour in Kaduna State where it met with the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai and Sagir Ahmed, the States HCD Focal Person.

According to the statement, the HCD would concentrate on three ...