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FG targets $6,000 GDP per capita, 6% unemployment by 2030 

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Sen. Atiku Bagudu has revealed the Federal government’s target to increase the country’s GDP per capita to $6000 and reduce unemployment to 6% by 2030.


Nigeria’s GDP per capita currently stands at $2,184 while its unemployment rate dropped to 4.1% according to the latest report.  


Beyond that, the Minister also said there are plans to reduce the poverty rate to 0.6% and transition the country to a middle-income economy.