• Minister of agric allays fears of famine in 2017, says FG working round the clock

    Minister of agric allays fears of famine in 2017, says FG working round the clock

    Chief Audu Ogbeh, Nigeria’s  minister of Agriculture, has reiterated that the federal government is working round the clock to avert any imminent famine in 2017.

    In a chat with pressmen in Abuja over the weekend, Ogbeh lamented that the Nigerian elite had distanced themselves from agriculture in the last five decades, since the discovery of oil, and this development led to the current food insufficiency in the country.

    The minister also blamed urban migration for neglect of agriculture among Nigerians, especially the youth, adding that it was high time […]