Food Security: Ministers and NAQS Inspect Arrival of Certified Wheat Seeds

The Honorable Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Senator Abubakar Kyari and his counterpart, the Minister of State, Senator Sabi ABDULLAHI, with the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), Dr. Vincent Isegbe, and other Directors of the Ministry convened in Lagos for a comprehensive inspection of the recently imported Hybrid Wheat seedlings.

In response to the declared state of emergency on food security by the President, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security initiated this significant step, which is the importation of Hybrid Wheat seedlings.

These high-yielding varieties are destined for cultivation across 123,000 hectares of farmland in Nigeria, reflecting a strategic move to addressing the pressing food security challenges in the nation