Key into FG’s agricultural revolution, Tinubu’s aide charges Nigerians

Nigerians have been charged to key into the present administration’s agricultural revolution to achieve food security for the nation.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Tinubu on Community Engagement, Abiodun Eset, gave the charge Monday while speaking at the maiden commodity fair and interactive events for value chain operators where the Kogi state government displayed show exhibition/networking in Lokoja.

She described agriculture as the main stream of Nigeria’s economy and food security, adding that Tinubu’s led-administration will accord priority to the development of the agricultural sector.

Eset enjoined farmers across the country to support the government in its intervention to boost food sufficiency in Nigeria and challenged local farmers and processors on rice, and cassava value chain in the federation to brace up and improve on their livelihood.

The commodity fair with its theme “celebrating the resilience and roles of small holder farmers in sustaining food security in Nigeria” brought participants from pilot states of the federation.

Eset commended the state government and the coordinator of the VCDP in the state, Dr. Stella Adejoh, for her commitment towards FGN/ IFAD and VCDP Agriculture Programme.
Earlier, the national programme coordinator of the FGN, International Fund for Agricultural Development and Value Chain Development Programme, Dr. Fatima Aliyu, represented by Baba Yakubu, said Governor Yahaya Bello has continued to live up to expectation by paying counterpart contributions to enable agriculture strive for the benefits of farmers in Kogi state.

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