Food crisis: President Tinubu inaugurates committee on Livestock Reforms to boost agricultural productivity

By David Akinadewo-Adekahunsi

President Bola Tinubu has inaugurated the Presidential Committee on Implementation of Livestock Reforms, tasked with addressing obstacles to agricultural productivity and unlocking opportunities in the livestock-farming value chain.

The committee, co-chaired by former INEC Chairman Professor Attahiru Jega, comprises members from the public and private sectors, state governors, and other stakeholders.

President Tinubu emphasized the need for collective efforts to implement the reforms, urging the removal of partisan politics and emphasizing the potential for growth and prosperity.

The committee’s objectives include reviewing traditional livestock farming methods, establishing a Ministry of Livestock Development, and leveraging technology and automation to drive progress.

The President also tasked the Attorney-General with removing legal obstacles, and the Ministers of Budget and Finance with allocating resources to support the reforms.

The committee’s work is expected to have a comprehensive and collective impact, driving economic growth and prosperity in the livestock sector.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *