Buhari: Nigeria’s Huge Dependence on Imported Agricultural Products to End Soon

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11f59bc0 muhammadu buhari

•Inaugurates $2.5bn Dangote fertiliser plant, new airport terminal, inspects Lekki Deep Seaport

•Assures Nigerians of self-sufficiency in food production, increased forex 

•Directs timely completion of seaport 

•Emefiele: Investments glaring testament to the president’s foresight, drive for domestic production

•Directs Zainab Ahmed to source special funding for Abuja airport second runway

Deji Elumoye in Abuja, Chinedu Eze, Nume Ekeghe, Ugo Aliogo and Gilbert Ekugbe in Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the $2.5 billion Dangote fertiliser plant yesterday in Lagos, with an assurance that the country was poised to end its massive dependence on imported agricultural products soon.

The fertiliser plant, with installed capacity of three million metric tonnes of urea per annum, is located in Ibeju-Lekki, within the Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Buhari, who was on a one-day visit to Lagos State, also…



Source: Thisday Newspaper