FG spends N2.7trn on agriculture, infrastructure – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government expended N2.7 trillion on agriculture and provision of other critical infrastructure in the 2017 budget.

Mohammed disclosed this at a Town Hall Meeting in Dutse on Monday to boost agriculture in the state in particular and the country in general.

The meeting had four ministers in attendance: Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Trade, Industry and Investment (state), Hajiya Aisha Abubakar and Information.

He said that the government has been busy in rehabilitating and constructing rail lines to link all parts of the country with one another.

According to the minister, it is necessary to ensure the transportation of perishable products like tomatoes,…



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