He recently revealed this while speaking to the press, and Nigerians have been reacting.
According to him, the Human Capital Development meeting is very important because it is a very good opportunity to share experience and help each other.
Yemi added that he’ll also urge improved cooperation among West African countries to address the issues of healthcare access, out-of-school children among other human development indices.
His words, “The Human Capital Development meeting is very important, it is an opportunity to share experience and help each other.”
“National Economic Council has done a lot of work on Human Capital Development, focusing on various challenges including questions around out of school and healthcare access and would significantly improve the human development indices in West Africa.”
“Nigeria’s HCD programme was launched in March 2018 by the National Economic Council. It conceptualized the HCD programme with the realization that human capital development plays a critical role in addressing poverty and ensures participatory and sustainable economic growth.”
“The goal of the National HCD Vision – which was launched at an extended meeting of NEC focused on the Human Capital Development in December 2018 – is for “Healthy, Educated and Productive Nigerians by the Year 2030”, with targets across three thematic areas; namely Health and Nutrition, Education and Labour Force Participation.”
“Ahead of Thursday’s forum on Integrated Regional Human Capital Development Strategy, Prof. Osinbajo has urged improved cooperation among West African countries to address the issues of healthcare access, out-of-school children among other human development indices.”