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Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, charged state governments across the country to prioritise food security in the formulation and implementation of their policies and programmes.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the support of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the agricultural development of the state, particularly in cassava and maize production.
The Enugu State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Emeka Edeh, says the state government has shifted its focus to agriculture, as part of its efforts to fast-track the state’s development.
The Senate Committee Chairman on Local Content, Senator Solomon Adeola, a.k.a. Yayi, has commended the trio of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Olusegun Osoba, former governor of Ogun State and incumbent governor, Ibikunle Amosun, for coming out in support of Ogun West Senatorial district producing the next governor of Ogun State in the interest of equity, fair play and justice.
The Lagos State Government said it had directed a non-stop sale of LAKE rice across the state in all the designated centres.
The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday officially completed the appointment of his commissioners.
The Lagos State Government has once again restated its commitment to ensure fairness in the sales of the Lake Rice product at all designated retail centres across the State by providing help lines through which residents can make inquiries and channel complaints about availability and sales of the product.
In preparation for the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration and to ensure food security in Lagos State, the state government says it would on Thursday, August 24 commence the sale of LAKE Rice in various centres across the state.
The Adamawa State Government on Wednesday approved N300 million for dam construction in Nasarawo, in Demsa Local Government Area of the state.
The 2550 hectares of land secured for farming activities by the Kwara State government under its Off-takers Demand Driven Agriculture (ODDA) scheme have been oversubscribed by youth farmers in the State.
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