Agricultural Development: FG begins distributions food commodities, seedlings, fertilizers to farmers


The Federal Government has commenced the distribution of assorted food commodities, early maturing seeds and subsidized fertiliser and chemicals to farmers.

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Abubakar while briefing journalists in Abuja, said the move is to cushion the effects of the flood which ravaged many farmers across the country.

The minister added that on the Immediate, Short- and Medium-Term Measures to Address the Impact of the Current Flood,

the government is also distributing brooded broilers for restocking of affected smallholder poultry farms.

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