The People Democratic party Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar has uncovered Agricultural sector Plan to Nigerian Farmers in Kano.
Speaking during the conference of commodities for small holder farmers drawned from the forty four local government area and northwest zone States, the Director, of Atiku support Group, Dr. Baraka Sani unveiled the agriculture sector plans for small holder farmers in the country.
Baraka explained that, the conference was aimed towards sensitizing and enlightened on their role and input on the agriculture sector plan of Atiku in Hausa, while describing the large gathering as a capacity building she added.
She said farmers are the form the bedrock of any economy that contribute to the gross domestic output therefore can’t be denied in any development plan of the country she stressed.
She highlights some of the plans Atiku has for farmers which include review of the sector from N41.13 trillion in 2021 to N55 trillion in 2030, mechanization of the sector and the expansion of the total land mass used for terming in Nigeria.
This would be achieved through the improvement of dry season farming and collective responsibility from all stakeholders.
She therefore, explained further engagement of the Atiku which includes restructure, diversify and strengthen the productive base of economy, there is also the need for proffer linkages between the oil sector ànd the non oil-sector ensuring value addition to all domestic products including crude oil and crops.
Dr Baraka however, reiterates that it’s part of his plan agriculture to be develop into a modern productive and competitive venture with high job creation and poverty reduction capacity.
She commended all and sundry for their unflinching support and cooperation and pledged to carry everybody alone for restructuring agenda.
Earlier, in his welcome remarks the chairman Afan Kano state branch Alhaji Abdullahi Mai Buredi represented by Alhaji Umar Tsara restated their support and cooperation to the agenda of the former vice president.
Many suggestions ànd advises were offered from various category of More than 2000 thousand farmers on how best to improve the agriculture system ànd farmers in Nigeria.