Anambra State House of Assembly member, Henry Mbachu, voiced concerns over Nigeria’s pervasive poverty during a recent constituency market tour.
Stressing the threat posed to national security, stability, and unity, Mbachu urged a concerted effort to address this escalating issue.
Mbachu’s focus on impoverished citizens underscores the urgency to tackle poverty’s root causes sustainably.
He advocates diverting resources from lavish spending to poverty alleviation, emphasizing the transformative impact even a single bottle of luxury alcohol could make in ending destitution for many families.
The lawmaker stresses the need for job creation and comprehensive economic and institutional reforms to bolster incomes and bridge inequality gaps.
Encouraging youth involvement, he urges active participation in monitoring local projects and curbing corruption, fostering community development and growth.