DISTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS TO FARMERS
*HON. MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT FLAGGED UP DISTRIBUTION OF AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS TO FARMERS IN PLATEAU STATE, TOUR OF FCAH&PT FCVMLT AND NVRI VOM*
The Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Dr. Mohammad Mahmoud Abubakar, has flagged-off the distribution of agricultural inputs and quality seeds to small-holders farmers in Plateau state.
Flagging off the event on Thursday 17th February, 2022 in Jos, Plateau state, the minister said, the exercise would stimulate local production of food to achieve self-sufficiency, all season farming, attract investments, create jobs and enhance the livelihood of farming families in the plateau and environs.
The Minister utilized opportunity of the ceremony for a working tour to some critical MDAs under his ministry notably FCAH&PT, FCVMLT and NVRI vom
While at the Federal College of Animal Health vom, the Provost informed the Hon. Minister that the college has two campuses with the other situated at Chaha community.
Continuing, he pledged to compliment the efforts of the ministry in middle level manpower training for increase agricultural productivity in the country.
Speaking at the end of the tour, the minister expressed his delight in the administration of the College and pledged to support agricultural Colleges and Institutions.
The Minister was accompanied on the tour by some top officals of the ministry.
Umar Dansuleiman II
Head, Information and Protocol
Sunday 20th February, 2021