500,000 Youths To Get Agricultural Skill Acquisition Training

500,000 youths in Nigeria will get  agricultural skill acquisition training to improve food security in the country.

Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige said this will serve as an avenue to reduce unemployment in the country.

President, Fisheries Society of Nigeria, Dr Olajide Ayinla, announced that the society is affiliation with the government to develop the sector by inserting fishery into the school curriculum to enhance the knowledge among young people and create jobs.

Dr Olajide also added that Nigeria spends about $11 billion on the importation of wheat, rice, sugar and fish alone, based on this, the fishery society is collaborating with the government to encourage more local production.

 

 

With the continuous increase in prices of goods around the country and low levels of crude oil sale, agricultural production is an effective means of escaping recession,  which has already been predicted to hit the country in the coming years.

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