Nigeria to engage 30,000 graduate in agric sector.Nigerian government is to employ another 30,000 graduates in Agricultural production to improve food security in the Country.
The project will begin with the 1000 chose graduates in Borno State.
The Executive Secretary, National Agricultural Land Development Authority NALDA, Prince Paul Ikonne made this public when the Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum paid him a visit for proper implementation of the project in the State.
Prince Ikonne who commended the Commitment of Governor Zulum for immediate development in Borno State, said by extension the program would encourage farming among each home across Federation.
“Last time, we declared openly based on the Mr President authorization for us to get thirty thousand soil Doctors and Extension service provider Service. The exercise will be flagged off in Borno State in March” He stated.
The Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum said the visit was to cement the connection between the state and NALDA.
Governor Zulum provided an assurance that the state would give all necessary supports towards the completion of the Federation Agricultural Land Development and increase Food production.
“I have convinced the Executive Secretary of NALDA that the Borno State Government would give all the counterpart prerequisites for the program to kick start. We shall donate all the necessary supports in term of Land, Security and other farm inputs” Governor Zulum guaranteed.
The Borno State Governor said that the 1000 graduates successors of the program were selected from all the Local Government Areas of the State .