The Nigeria’s President has issued a statement through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, the President promised to introduce new programmes and projects that will make agriculture more attractive to Nigerians, boost food production and increase jobs in the sector.
According to him, ‘‘Nigerians are already benefiting from the good agricultural policies of this administration, lifestyles are changing and standards of living among the poor are rising.
“Investments in Agriculture will be sustained and in the last three and a half years, the contributions of agriculture to GDP have been impressive, in addition to earnings from food exports.
He also said his government has broken the fertilizer jinx and the product is today available in all local governments at low prices. More measures are in the offing to transform the lives of millions of Nigerians across the country.” Speaking at the event, retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Sani Daura said the President’s honesty and integrity in public governance would remain a thing of pride to the community, adding that those attributes, among others, guaranteed his re-election for a second term. A youth representative, Alhaji Mohammed Sale, while commending the Federal Government for establishing an irrigation scheme, skills acquisition centre and completing a sub-station to boost electricity in the community, appealed for a new Federal Medical Centre and University in Daura.