The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has said the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme of the bank emphasised the need for all stakeholders to sustain current efforts championed by the Bank to galvanise agricultural production towards meeting the requirements of Nigeria’s growing population.
Emefiele gave the charge in Zauro, Kebbi State, on Tuesday during the flag-off of the 2020 wet season harvest aggregation and 2020 dry season input distribution under the CBN-Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, as part of the fifth anniversary of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).
He noted that Nigeria was naturally blessed to meet her food requirement and had no reason to continually repeat mistakes of the past of neglecting agriculture.
“The rhetoric around neglect of previous years will remain part of our history and the best time to correct those mistakes is now and every stakeholder must…
Source: Guardian Newspaper