THE Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan on 25th September, commissioned a 20 hectare integrated farm estate constructed by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) in Gasamu Yobe state.
This is the second farm estate that has been commissioned by NALDA since it was resuscitated by President Muhammadu Buhari last year.
This is another effort of the government towards achieving self-sufficiency in food production, through revitalising existing agricultural projects and programmes.
NALDA has farm estates across the country which were abandoned for years since the program was scrapped in 2002. Some of these farm estates have been overgrown by bushes, some were illegally occupied and the structures misused.
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