Buhari approves farm estates in 109 senatorial districts

Written by on September 6, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari is appealing for state government support, following his approval to set up integrated farm estates in all 109 senatorial districts across the country.

 

Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, Paul Ikonne, announced this after a meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

 

While explaining the initiative, Ikonne urged state governments to make arable lands available for the project to make the plan successful.

 

He said the land provided for the project would enable the youth to leave the unemployment market and help the country to achieve food security within a short time.

 

Citing examples of trail blazers, He said the Kogi State government had donated 700 hectares of land for the project, while the 100 hectares of land donated by the Ogun State government had been cleared.

President Muhammadu Buhari is appealing for state government support, following his approval to set up integrated farm estates in all 109 senatorial districts across the country.

 

Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, Paul Ikonne, announced this after a meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

 

While explaining the initiative, Ikonne urged state governments to make arable lands available for the project to make the plan successful.

 

He said the land provided for the project would enable the youth to leave the unemployment market and help the country to achieve food security within a short time.

 

Citing examples of trailblazers, He said the Kogi State government had donated 700 hectares of land for the project, while the 100 hectares of land donated by the Ogun State government had been cleared.

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