The Federal Government has plans to plant wheat on 70,000 hectares, according to the Minister

The National Food Reserve will be supplied with grain from around 875,000 tonnes if the federal government follows through on its plan to cultivate approximately 70,000 hectares of land throughout wheat-producing states.

According to the Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Abubakar Kyari, this is being done in an effort to improve huge food production and ensure that people have access to adequate nutrition.

This is despite the fact that he recently disclosed that the federal government will provide a subsidy of fifty percent to wheat growers during the forthcoming dry season in order to improve food security and self-sufficiency.

He stated that “we are fully committed to promoting substantial wheat production in the upcoming dry season farming for both local and foreign export activities.” “We are fully committed to promoting substantial wheat production in the upcoming dry season farming.”

According to a news statement that was recently issued and signed by Mrs. Eremah Anthonia, the Chief Information Officer on behalf of the Director of Information in the Ministry, the Minister communicated this information while paying a courtesy call to the Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Abubakar-Maje, in Hadejia, which is located in Jigawa State.

He claimed that 40 hectares will be given to the state of Jigawa, while the remaining 30 hectares would be distributed among the states that produce wheat.

According to him, President Bola was dedicated to improving the nation's food security by making more efficient use of smart agriculture.

The minister continued by saying that the Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Umar Namadi, was likewise dedicated to the goal of making Jigawa State one of the major wheat farmers in the nation.

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In his response, the Emir of Hadejia, who was being represented by the Galadima Hadejia, Alhaji Usman AbdulAziz, called for the beginning of the wheat season in earnest and mentioned that the time to begin planning for producing wheat was right now.

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