Youth Inclusion In Agriculture Will Boost Nigerian Economy- PMB
The president Of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said Youth Inclusion in modern agriculture will bolster Nigerian Economy.
The President has urged agencies
involved in agriculture to include youths in driving modern methods of farming.
The president stated this in Abuja when he inaugurated the National Young Farmers Scheme designed by the National Agricultural Land
Development Authority (NALDA) to elicit more youth interest in farming.
According to him, agriculture remains the backbone of the Nigerian economy, being the largest contributor to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
“This administration will be achieving agricultural mechanization through this scheme and I am confident that Nigeria, under my watch, will achieve
food security by producing most of what we eat. he added
The president said that all the necessary approvals that NALDA required for effective take-off, beginning with areas of adequate land preparation for crop farming and livestock rearing, had been given.