Nigeria must develop a blueprint for the early implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and focus on development priorities as well as challenges of health care, education and poverty eradication.
These were part of recommendations by Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, senior special assistant (SSA) to the President on SDG, at the National Stakeholders’ Retreat on Implementation of SDGs, yesterday in Abuja.
The retreat, with the theme: Multi-Level Partnerships for Effective Implementation of the SDGs, also aimed to build a coalition of national and subnational governments as well as civil society organisations with development agencies towards a multi-level partnership for early implementation of SDGs. The SGDs is a United Nations global agenda towards a world free of poverty and a succeeding agenda to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It seeks to foster inclusive development while addressing economic, environmental and social aspects of sustainable development. The SDGs have 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030. Read more