- President Buhari has said that the availability of a large percentage of farmland in the country should encourage more Nigerians to devote themselves to agriculture
- Der Nigerian leaders announced how he learned that a huge country in the country is left undeveloped
- The President spoke about steps his government is taking to ensure the security situation in the country Land is improving
Daura, Katsina State – President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he was surprised to hear that only 2.5% of the arable land in the land is cultivated.
The president relented the statement on Tuesday July 20 at his residence in Daura, Katsina state the Eid-el-Kabir prayers from a Facebook post by his media advisor Garba Shehu.
Buhari announced that it was the economic advisory board of the President who informed him that only a small percentage of the total percentage of the land was used for agriculture.
FG to create a friendly environment for the farmers
He directed security teams to work more with communities to create a friendlier environment for farmers.
According to the Tribune, the President has instructed security forces in maintaining it to be more adamant about peace in the country.
He said the security situation in the country had improved significantly in the northeast and south-south over time
The President stated that efforts would be made to improve security in the North and Northwest.
The President assured the Nigerians that more would be done to fish out those who would have disturbed the peace of the nation and its citizens.
Buhari laments Flooding of farms
In another message, President Buhari said floods that wreaked havoc on agricultural ltural farmland caused the rise in food prices in the country.
He made the statement in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Nigerians, as contained in a statement published by Senior Special Assistant for Media and Public Relations, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Monday July 19th.
However, Buhari assured Nigerians that his government had taken steps to address the nation’s security challenges