• Slow budgetary process, a setback to diversifying into agric, says Ogbeh

    Slow budgetary process, a setback to diversifying into agric, says Ogbeh

    According to reports, the slow release of 2016 budgetary allocation to agriculture is hindering the diversification of the economy, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said.

    He said because the ministry had to follow a very rigid procurement process, it was yet to begin the implementation of any capital project since the budget was approved in May.

    Ogbeh revealed this yesterday in Abuja when the Senate Committee on Agriculture paid a visit to the ministry and added […]