Buy Nigerian produce, Agric minister urges citizens

The new Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Abubakar, has urged Nigerians to buy Nigerian produce to support farmers while committing to prioritising the National Livestock Transformation Plan.

He said this on Thursday during the handing and taking over ceremony at the ministry’s headquarters.

While urging Nigerians to buy Nigeria produce, the new minister emphasised the need for food security, stating that Nigeria has what it takes to be food sufficient as well as the leading producer and exporter of food.

He said, “Buy Nigerian produce wherever you can because that is the way to support our own farmers so that they can continue to produce. We just find out that we can do that because during the border closure, there was sufficient rice.

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