Akwa Ibom govt targets 600 households for free food


The Akwa Ibom state government says it is adopting a multi-pronged approach to tackling hunger, especially among the poorest of the poor in the state even as it is targeting 600 households for free food.

To achieve this, the commissioner for agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Offiong Offor disclosed this, saying that the administration of Governor Umo Eno was embarking on massive food production through investments in agriculture.

Speaking on Monday during a media interaction tagged ARISE Scorecard with the theme, ‘Food Sufficiency and Security’, Offor listed strategies adopted by the government to feed the people.

With her at the briefing was the commissioner of Information…

Source: Nigerian Tribune