As Gov Ayade moves to occupy 1st spot in cocoa production
By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
The Federal Government, weekend, resolved to galvanise the agricultural sector with technological innovations to boost food production, create wealth and generate employment for young people.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammed Nanono, during the South-South Agro-Industrial Inspection/Town Hall Meeting, in Calabar, Cross River State.
According to Nanono the move by the Federal Government to actualize full industrialization of the sector has commenced with the Agriculture Mechanisation Programme, AMP, where 632 Local Government Areas are being targeted in the next six months.
Nanono who commended Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade and his team for focusing efforts and investments that have brought about a ‘Green Revolution’ said Ayade is really on track and in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s agricultural policy thrust and…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper