From David Hassan Gombe
The federal government has said it distributed free fertilizer to farmers in Borno South Senatorial district.
Chairman of the Presidential Committee on North-east Initiative, Rtd Gen T Y Danjuma
who was represented by Prof. Hauwa Biu made this known while distributing the fertilizer to farmers at Bayo local government area of Borno state.
She said the distribution of the fertilizer was aimed at alleviating the suffering of farmers during farming season.
According to her, the administration of President Buhari deemed it fit in ensuring that farmers from the north east have access to Agricultural activities.
Prof. Biu while urging farmers in the area to use the fertilizer judiciously said there need for them to re-elect President Buhari for continuity in 2019.
“The federal government found it necessary to embark on the free distribution of fertilizer to farmers due to suffering they had in the hands of insurgency,” she said.
“The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will continue to do its best to ensure that Agriculture is sustain in the country which advice farmers not to hesitate to work hard even as she said Agriculture is one of cardinal thing we will embrace,” She added.
Speaking at the venue, Sen. Ali Ndume who appreciated the effort made by the federal government under the leadership of President Buhari said the distribution of the fertilizer to farmers came at the right time.
He called on them to make sure that the fertilizer which was distributed reach door steps of beneficiaries at the ward level.
The Senator encouraged farmers to do more in issue of Agricultural activities even as he solicited their support to vote President Buhari in 2019 general elections.