• Nigeria must attain self-sufficiency in food production before I leave office – Tinubu

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    Nigeria must attain self-sufficiency in food production before I leave office – Tinubu

    President Tinubu

    Published By: Paul Dada

    By Paul Dada

    President Bola Tinubu says he is determined to ensure Nigeria attains self-sufficiency in food production before he leaves office.

    Tinubu said this on Thursday, in Niger State during the groundbreaking ceremony for the 84km, N169.7bn Bida-Minna Road construction in the Kakakpagi, Katch Local Government Area of the state.

    Represented at the event by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, Tinubu said: “For governments at all levels to grow, there must be cordial relationships. The Federal Government will support Niger to ensure that the desired prosperity is derived. Nigeria will be self-sufficient in food production during my administration.

    “Road construction will save lives and create avenues for greater economic development.”

    The Niger State Governor, Umaru Bago in his remark, spoke about the construction of the Bida-Minna Road .

    He said: “As encapsulated in our pact with Nigerlites under the New Niger Agenda, this groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of the construction of the 84km standard dual-carriageway with streetlights, interchange, and underpass at both ends of the road, a promise fulfilled.

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    “This project is of paramount economic importance to us as a state. Therefore, the groundbreaking ceremony we are witnessing today is a paradigm shift from the usual lip services of the past.

    “This demonstrates our commitment towards building world-class road infrastructure that will endure over time to make Niger a reference point in terms of infrastructure and socio-economic development in Nigeria.

    “We are poised to change the negative narratives in line with our ambitious New Niger Agenda”.




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