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Consider Farming If You Want To Reduce Hunger

Otunba Gbemudena Daniel, former governor of Ogun State and senator representing the East Senatorial District has urged Nigeria to return to farming as a means of reducing hunger in the country.

He mentioned this at the inauguration on Monday in Asoludero Court, Sagamu, Ogun State of a training programme for rice farmers.

The legislator also said President Bola Tinubu had given his commitment to the agricultural sector’s restructuring with a view to increasing food security in Nigeria.

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He revealed that Tinubu’s plan is for Nigeria to become one of the top rice producers in the world.

A total of around 100 participants were also given rice seed and fertilisers at the event. Daniel, in his speech, paid tribute to the nation’s great potential for rice cultivation and production.

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He called on the people of Nigeria to continue supporting this administration in its efforts at addressing a number of challenges that have plagued the country, and providing comfort for citizens.

“God has been so good to us in Nigeria. We have a lot of potentials. Before the advent of oil, agriculture was the mainstay of our economy.”

“But somehow, we neglected agriculture which have greater prospects with the land we have in abundance.”

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“I want to plead with us that it is time to return to farming. After this programme, we expect you to plant these seedlings and become successful rice farmers. Let us begin to grow rice and make Nigeria become one of the rice-producing countries in the world,” he said…[CONTINUE READING HERE]>>

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