Supporters ride in a campaign bus of leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari and his running mate Yemi Osinbajo as they drive past a campaign poster of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-elect ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Jos - The Plateau chapter of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) said it would on Sunday, launch a N1 billion
poverty eradication fund for alleviation of poverty among youths and women in
The is contained in a statement by the party’s Public Relations Officer in the
state, Mr Saddiq Sumbelep on Tuesday in Jos.
Sumbelep said that the fund would be realised from the retailing one million
cans of Pepsi Cola soft drink at a special price.
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He explained that APC had a pact with the Jos branch of the company that made
the soft drink ‘’to supply the party one million cans of its product to be
retailed at N1,000 each to generate the sum of N1 billion".
He said that the event scheduled for Lamonde Hotel, Jos was in support of the
party’s ‘’Masses- Oriented Poverty Eradication and Peaceful Society
Sumbelep said that beneficiaries of the fund who would be granted interest free
loans would be drawn from APC Micro Finance Cooperative Society Ltd, and
registered voters with permanent voter card.