Abia State governor has urged for concerted efforts by government at all levels towards addressing issues of poverty in Nigeria.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has urged for concerted efforts by government at all levels towards addressing issues of poverty in Nigeria.

Okezie said this at the 5th public lecture of the West Africa College of Nursing, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital held in Enugu.

He identified poverty as the commonest factor that has encouraged drug abuse among young persons in the country.

According to him poverty had contributed significantly to high school drop-outs and child labour.

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