By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
The Federal Government, Wednesday, disclosed to employ 75, 000 agricultural extension workers to boost food production and add value to the effort of smallholder farmers across the country.
This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, in Borno State while on tour of agricultural facilities under his ministry in the North East region.
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Shehuri who maintained that the Buhari-led administration will do everything possible to galvanise the sector as the engine of growth, development and employment generation towards food production and safety before the end of its tenure.