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Only 2.5 of Nigeria agricultural land cultivated – Presidency

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The Senior Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari has revealed that solely about 2.5% of lands obtainable for Agricultural functions are utilised within the nation.

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The spokesman to the President disclosed this whereas fielding questions from some journalists regarding the President’s Sallah message to the nation, Tuesday at President Buhari’s Daura residence in Katsina State.

In his Sallah message, to the nation, President Buhari urged Nigeria residents to work laborious and embrace Agriculture as about 97% of Agricultural land within the nation are usually not being utilised.

“The President has been suggested by the Financial Advisory Council that solely 2.5% of agricultural land within the nation is below cultivation. So, over 97% of land is obtainable. Due to this fact, there isn’t a cause why individuals shouldn’t take to Agriculture,” Garba Shehu mentioned.

He equally appealed to Nigerians to fish out the evil doers amongst us to tame the insecurity state of affairs and restore peace to the nation.

“There’s insecurity as a result of there are evil individuals who reside in our midst. Communities should fish them out so that we are going to convey peace to all elements of the nation,” Garba Shehu.

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