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How Ex-CBN Governor, Emefiele’s Naira Redesign Policy Made Farmers Bankrupt – FG

President Jonathan administration, are alleged to be concession for N20million each.

The Minister however in his response , assured the lawmakers that all issues raised are being addressed and would be decisively addressed in the 2024 fiscal year.

Kyari said food security is the number one out of the 8- point agenda of President Bola Tinubu administration and that the Ministry has repositioned it self for actualization of the agenda.

According to him , some of the action plans already being implemented to ensure food security in the country aside securing of the farmlands by security agencies are ”certification of available planting materials for some food security crops in readiness for dry season farming.

“Reviewing the mechanisms and processes for delivering fertilizers and agro pesticides input to farmers under a transparent and accountable regime.

“Fast-track the take off and operations of the National Agricultural Development fund.

“Implement  a joint action    plan with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources to unlock the huge irrigation potentials of the River Basins Development Authorities and other flood plains in the country to guarantee all year round food production etc.”

He earlier in his submission told the committee members that for the 2024 fiscal year, a total of N362.940billion was earmarked for the sector out of which n124.1billion is for the Ministry.

The breakdown of the N124.1billion according to him, shows that N10.6billion is for personnel cost, N1.34billion for overhead and N112.497billion for capital expenditure

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