FCTA assures residents of food security

Hudu Yakubu, Abuja

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The Secretary for Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat in the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mallam Abubakar Ibrahim has restated the commitment of the Administration to the attainment of food security.

The Secretary made this assertion in Kuje Area Council at the start of his familiarisation tour of projects under the Secretariat.

According to him, the FCT is blessed with rich abundant land and water resources which the Administration he said is determined to harness to not only address the issue of hunger but create employment opportunities for the teeming population of the city.

At the FCT Veterinary clinic in Kuje, the Secretary charged the Veterinary Health personnel to keep doing their best in the delivery of efficient services, assuring them that the Secretariat will look Into ways of upgrading Veterinary health facilities in the FCT to modern standards.

He thanked the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for constructing additional structures at the centre which he noted will impact positively on Veterinary Health service delivery in the FCT.

Mallam Abubakar called on residents to patronise only certified Veterinary practitioners to ensure safety and good health for their animals.

Other projects visited by the Secretary during the tour included the Jeda Plant Nursery and the FCT forest reserve.



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