University don says Insurgency promote poverty in north east

University don	says Insurgency promote poverty in north east

The continuous attack and killings in some part of the country especially in the northeast have been described as a factor responsible for poor development and increase the poverty level in the zone


The registrar, University of Ilorin, professor Olahanmi Olowolemi stated this while delivering a lecture at the graduation ceremony of Nigerian army senior executive management course at the centre for peace and strategic studies in conjunction with Nigerian army school of education held at Sobi barrack Ilorin

the registrar noted that funds meant for citizen welfare and development were often diverted to procure arms and ammunition for Nigerian army to fight against insurgency which contributed to an increase in poverty in the country

The acting corps commander, the Nigerian army school of education, said the course will further strengthen the knowledge on globalization and also conflict management

The director of peace and international  studies University of Ilorin Prof Yusuf Noah explained about collaboration with the Nigerian army

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