Eucharia Nwanguma, a widowed mother of six children had been selling yams and groundnuts with her late husband in the Onuwa Market in Owerri. Her husband would travel by road on long 14-hour journeys to northern Nigeria to purchase yams and groundnuts to sell.
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Nigeria is an economic leader with the largest continental GDP and a large population of hardworking, entrepreneurial people. However, poverty is still a concern in the country. As a matter of fact, almost half of the population live below the national poverty line and are illiterate. In addition, nearly a quarter of the population are unemployed.
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2Population lacking account at formal financial institution.