President Muhammadu Buhari’s policies have started to yield the desired results in Nigeria, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, northern Nigeria, has said.
Governor Bagudu backed Buhari’s policies during a visit to a private rice mill, owned by a business mogul, Alhaji Sahabi Lolo in Kamba, Dandi Local Government Area(LGA )of the state on Sunday.
This online news platform understands that the Kebbi governor who was accompanied by Governor Muhammed Badaru of Jigawa on the visit, expressed delight that the policies of President Buhari’s administration were putting the country on a more formidable economic footing.
According to the Kebbi governor, the investment derived from the Nigerian president in the rice value chain in the last few years is also bearing fruits on the economy.
His words: ”What you saw here today is one of the so many that have come up in the last few years under President Muhammad Buhari’s robust administration.
“Buhari coined the adage, let’s grow what we can eat and let’s eat what we grow and now we are seeing Nigerians processing what we produce,” he said.
The governor stressed that even with the recent flooding in many areas, the price of food has started nosediving, expressing delight that more people were hugely investing in the agricultural sector.
”Private money from the small scale farmer, to the small scale fisherman and animal husbandry, people are putting more money into agriculture,” he said.