Harnessing Demographic Dividend for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

No. of pages: 24

Publication date: September 2018

Author: UNFPA Nigeria

UNFPA Nigeria with support from West and Central African Regional Oce organized the biggest ever conference of Muslim religious leaders to discuss their role in demographic dividend. The two day conference was ocially opened by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo. After the two day deliberation, the leaders reached consensus around sensitive issues such as family planning and pledged to lead a radical social norm change that will transform Nigeria.