Agriculture remains important to Nigeria's economic development, says Peter Obi

Agriculture remains important to Nigeria’s economic development, says Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the standard bearer of the Labor Party (LP) in the 2023 presidential election, said on Friday that agriculture remains important to Nigeria’s economic development.

Mr. Obi stated this in a statement on his donated 10 million naira to

He also said he was impressed by the progress they had made since he first visited just two years ago and began encouraging them with a little help.

The former governor of Anambra State also used the occasion to call on Nigerians to get into agriculture, insisting that agriculture remains important for the economic development of the country.

“I have consistently maintained that agriculture is critical to our economic development and that our greatest assets include vast tracts of uncultivated land, primarily in our northern states.” said Obi.

“Our country’s rich human and natural resources, especially those related to agriculture, can, if properly utilized, help this country face challenges ranging from national instability, food insecurity, inflation, unemployment, and over-reliance on imports. It will solve many problems.

“Expanding agricultural production will also help us earn much-needed additional foreign exchange. We would like to thank the management of Mary Agro Farms for supporting the national vision of moving Nigeria from consumption to production. ”

Mr. Obi added that Mary Agro Farms not only engages in farming activities, but also trains young people who are passionate about farming and provides loans to help them become self-reliant.

He also said that he would continue to work together as a people to build the new Nigeria of our dreams by promoting maximum productivity for the benefit of all Nigerians.

According to the LP presidential candidate, only by promoting the prosperity of the people can we build a strong and great nation.


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