• “Nigeria Will Be Self-Sufficient In Food Production By 2019” – Buhari

    “Nigeria Will Be Self-Sufficient In Food Production By 2019” – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said Nigeria would be self-sufficient in the production of rice, millet, sorghum, maize and soybean by 2019.

    Mr. Buhari said this in a broadcast on the occasion of Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary in Abuja.

    The president said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had been mobilised to achieve the target through the Anchor Borrowers Scheme.

    He said through the scheme, production of staple crops was on the increase in 13 […]