Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that over 12.2 million farmers have joined the rice and wheat revolution, as the country moves close to achieving self-sufficiency in grains production.
The President also declared the current administration’s Anchors Borrowers’ Programme a huge success.
Speaking at the 25th edition of the Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA) Ceremony in Lagos on Wednesday the President, who was represented by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the success of the agriculture revolution has turned thousands of rice farmers into millionaires and drastically reduced rice import.
‘’Apart from the successes we have achieved in tackling insecurity and fighting corruption, perhaps our most remarkable progress has been in the area of agriculture. Quietly but steadily, our agriculture revolution is bearing fruits