Agriculture: FG partners Saudi Arabia to increase food production, others

By Chris Udochukwu ABUJA – In a bid to improve the bi-lateral relationship between both countries, the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Senator Abubakar Kyari, CON, has expressed the Ministry’s readiness to partner with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to increase food production, others. The Minister disclosed this on the occasion of the visit by his Excellency, the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Engr. Abdulrahman Abdulmohsen Alfadley and his delegation to his office in Abuja recently. This was contained in a statement signed by the Chief Information Officer, on behalf of the Director Information, Eremah Anthonia (Mrs.) released via X account late Saturday. He pointed out that Food Security as well as Agriculture is a priority item on the agenda of the incumbent administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, noting that “We have watched with keen interest the widely applauded reforms being undertaken by His Royal Highness, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, ably assisted by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud. The social and economic dimensions of these far-reaching reforms are truly pleasing …

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FG Moves To Bolster Local Food Production, Establish State Police

By Chris Udochukwu ABUJA – President Bola Tinubu has said that the federal government evolving home-grown solutions to tackle our nation’s food security challenges head-on including setting up schemes to bolster local food production and cut out all forms of rent-seeking tied to food importation. This is also as he has assured that his administration seriously considering the possibility of creating state police as well as endorsing and equiping of forest rangers by sub-national governments to protect human and natural resources in our communities. Tinubu who stated this in a letter to Nigerians via his X account after he met with 36 state governors, the Vice-President, Kashim Shettima, the National Security Adviser, the Inspector-General of Police, the Director-General of the DSS, and some ministers. The open letter to Nigerians reads in full: Dear Nigerians, My administration is dedicated to evolving home-grown solutions to tackle our nation’s food security challenges head-on including setting up schemes to bolster local food production and cut out all forms of rent-seeking tied to food importation. I reiterated this commitment during my emergency meeting today at …

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