Agriculture in Nigeria!

The Federal Government has declared that  it will be training 500, 000 youths on agriculture and skill acquisition in a bid to provide food security.

According to tthe Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige,  this is coming as the campaign for the diversification of the nigerian economy.

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

Experts say 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.

 

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