Nigeria is a nation favored with mineral assets and is comprised of 36 states.
These states are intended to be profitable dependent on their accessible characteristic assets and are intended to have a solid and fair government fit for dealing with these normal assets to produce its income.
Some states are down to poverty by 70 percent. However, these poor states in Nigeria became poor due to bad governance, mismanagement of state resources, or security issues as the case may be.
According to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the 10 poorest states in Nigeria in 2019 have been listed below, using infrastructural development, state of the economy, literacy level, security, and governance to compile this list of 10 poorest states in Nigeria.
Here’s the list of the Top 10 Poorest States in Nigeria;
Sokoto state is rated as the poorest state in Nigeria, ranking 81.2% on the poverty level. Its harsh climate conditions have made it a no-go area and have prevented foreigners and foreign investors to come for investment in the state. It is also the seat of the Caliphate.