The National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, weekend, presented a scorecard of achievements after one year of revival on June 1, 2020, by President Muhammadu Buhari, after it was scrapped 20 years ago.
Presenting a litany of achievements within the period by the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, NALDA, Prince Paul Ikonne, at the headquarters of the agency, showed that the resolve for results acting according to the mandate given by Buhari to ensure NALDA takes its pride of place and its lost glory restored as far as food production, agribusiness and job creation is concerned made it possible for the achievements across the country.
Ikonne said the vision was clear and got serious backing by Mr. President’s directive on recovery of NALDA abandoned farm estates across the country, “We embarked on this vigorously and as at today, we have identified and recovered NALDA farm estates that were abandoned in the last 20 years in Katsina, Ekiti, Gombe, Borno, Adamawa, Taraba, Niger, Kebbi, Oyo, Imo, Lagos, Delta, Bauchi, Yobe, Kaduna, Benue, Kogi, Osun, Anambra, Akwa Ibom and Abia States. “We have started reactivating them in phases.”
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