The former former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is titled one of the most production inclined president to ever rule the country, as the Operation Feed The Nation (OFN) was established under his regime, in which he wanted to increase the production of foods for Nigerians. But another enthusiastic farmer to have become a Nigerian president is President Muhammad Buhari, who has shown his keen interest in agriculture owing to the fact that he is from the region where cattle rearing was the major source
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Different countries of the world struggle annually to achieve food security, some go extra mile to ensure that more citizens participate in achieving this by legislating that at least every family should grow a subsistence farm in their compound, all these and many more efforts are tailored towards ensuring consistent food security. Nigeria, like many other developing nations of the world has been on the brink of acute food crisis for some time now and governments at different levels have tried to facilitat
Former Nigerian's President, Chief Aremu Olusegun Obasanjo is known to have strong passion for agriculture back in his 80s. he has just been spotted doing farming work on his farmland. Former Nigerian's President, Chief Aremu Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, visited his homeland at Ibogun Olaogun village near Ifo, Ogun State to harvest his yam farm plantation. Some pictures here captured some scene during the harvest. He was seen actively working on his farmland. Pictures of the harvested yams were also taken.
Anytime I hear people discuss that they are waiting for the government to provide them with one thing or the other, I often ask myself if we ever learn from history at all. We live in a country where we provide everything we need by ourselves – power, security, water, etc. In some cases people contribute money under the banner of community development associations to construct roads and drainages in their neighbourhoods. Anybody who is serious about his survival in Nigeria will never wait on the governmen
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has never hidden his passion for agriculture and even in his 80s, he is still active on his farm. Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, visited his homestead at Ibogun Olaogun village near Ifo, Ogun State to harvest his yam farm plantation. Pictures here captured some scenes during the harvest. He was seen actively working on his farmland. Pictures of the harvested yams were also taken. Obasanjo who launched the Green Revolution and the Operation Feed The Na
General Gowon, the military head of state until the mid-1970s was quoted as describing Nigeria's problem as " how to spend it's money" and literally, that problem persists. Earnings from various sources including donations by corporate bodies and individuals are usually stolen by greedy public servants and politicians to the detriment of the poor and vulnerable. Over the years, poverty alleviation programmes such as Operation Feed the Nation (OFN), Better Life Programme (BLP), Family Support Programme (FSP)