Nigerian govt obtained food from ECOWAS-Service of Agric.
The Nigerian Government has revealed that it acquired more than 5,000 metric huge amounts of grain from ECOWAS to take care of residents.
This was revealed by the Clergyman of State for Agribusiness and Rustic Turn of events, Mustapha Baba-Shehuri on Monday.
He expressed this while getting the 3,999 tons of grains gave to Nigeria by ECOWAS.
As indicated by Shehuri, “The Administration of the Government Republic of Nigeria advanced 5,000MT of arranged grains from ECOWAS Stock which was consented to be taken care of on grain for grain premise.
“Modalities had been set up to supplant the ECOWAS Stock before the coming of COVID-19 Pandemic. That regardless, I can guarantee you that the stock will be supplanted at the appointed time.”
He said to handle the food emergency in the West African Sub-area, the Heads of Administration of ECOWAS part states chose to build up a Local Food Security Hold (RFSR) Program.
“This remembers saving a significant amount of nourishment for her Food Save that can be utilized for intercessions if there should arise an occurrence of crises and to support food security inside the ECOWAS part States,” he said.