Agric Expert warns Federal Government of Nigeria!

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Fried rice from my cousin’s kitchen!
 The Vice Chairman, Southwest Zone of the Agriculture and Allied Employees’ Union of Nigeria, Blessing Oladele, has warned the Federal Government  saying it should heed the warning given by Nigeria Meterological Agency.
This is emphasizing the fact that Nigeria may experience food scarcity due to low rainfall in this year 2015.
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Speaking in Ado Ekiti, Oladele said the low rainfall experienced in the South West and the North, known to be Agriculture zones, calls  for serious concern.

 

 

According to him, his union would soon map out strategies on how to partner with Governors in the South West to diversify the state’s economy and improve farming, especially the stomach infrastructure policy of Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Oladele stated that the States in the southwest, particularly Ekiti has been experiencing very low rainfall this year asserting that it has started manifesting.

He however asked the  governments to invest on dams, stressing that only irrigation projects  can respond to this kind of situation. http://www.punchng.com/news/drought-expert-warns-against-food-scarcity/

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