The National Planning Commission (NPC) has berated the government for not championing a blueprint to address the country’s socioeconomic crises after it was adopted by parliament in August 2012, casting doubt on its targets being achieved.

The NPC is the custodian of the National Development Plan (NDP), which seeks to address socioeconomic challenges by 2030 through growing an inclusive economy to address joblessness, poverty and inequality, among other crises dogging one of Africa’s largest and most industrialised economies...

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