Day: September 6, 2014
TAKE CARE OF FARMERS – http://dailyindependentnig.com/2014/09/traders-link-food-shortage-neglect-farmers/ The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has attributed the shortage of food in the country to inadequate information and training of farmers largely provided by agricultural extension services in Nigeria. President of the body, Ken Ukoha, who stated this yesterday in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders’ consultation forum,
STILL ON EBOLA OUTBREAK IN NIGERIA, BUSH MEAT BANNED IN ONDO STATE
The Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Dayo Adeyanju on Saturday said the business of harvesting and selling bush meat has been banned in the State, pending the time the Ebola virus outbreak is eradicated.
Adeyanju, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Saturday breakfast programme, Sunrise, said this measure was part of the State government’s efforts at safeguarding the people of the State from the disease, and not get caught unaware.
Although the traders affected may have to find other means of livelihood, Adeyanju noted that it was a sacrifice they would need to make for the good of others.