• ‘Over 18, 000 farmers return to farm in Borno after 4 years insurgency’

    ‘Over 18, 000 farmers return to farm in Borno after 4 years insurgency’

    The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Borno Chapter, on Wednesday said over 18, 000 rice farmers in the state will cultivate their farms in 2016 after four years of insecurity.

    The state AFAN Secretary, Salihu Aliyu, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Maiduguri.

    He said that many farmers had returned to their farms as a result of the relative peace being enjoyed in the state.

    Aliyu, who lamented that the strangulating challenges of insecurity […]