By Jabiru Hassan, Kano.
The National president of the All farmers association (AFAN) Architect Kabir Ibrahim said that Nigeria is not yet food secured due to so many challenges affecting national agricultural production despites the efforts being made by the present administration in promoting food production since inception.
He made this disclosure during this year’s world food day, where he opined that ” we are working selflessly to ensure that Nigeria becomes dependant in food production in different channels especially when the Buhari administration is providing all the necessary supports that are meant for agricultural transformation in this country”. He lamented.
Architect Kabir Ibrahim noted that agriculture is facing so many challenges in Nigeria like the issue of insecurity which comprises banditry, kidnappings, drought in some areas and lack of implementation of many important policies that are very vital in the successful food production targets which must be look upon.
The national president reassured that AFAN would continue to ensure that Nigeria becomes examplary food secures country by adopting all the relevant research findings and creates more mediums that are readily available in bridging the gap between the Nigerian farmers, the research services and the federal government so as to facilitates food production.
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