President Muhammadu Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why there are ballooning prices of foodstuff in the country, despite his administration’s investment in agriculture, food prices are increasing across the country.
Buhari spoke in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Nigerians as contained in a statement released by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Monday, July 19, in Abuja.
It was also gathered that the president also assured that his administration is working hard to address food inflation occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic and the effect of floods on agricultural activities in the country.
“No government in our recent history has invested as heavily as we are doing to promote local production of about 20 other commodities, through the provision of loans and several other forms of support to our farmers.”
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