The Adamawa State government has approved the disbursement of N500 million for the procurement of agricultural inputs geared towards boosting dry season activities in the state.
This announcement was made by the Commissioner for Agriculture, Prof. David Jatau, in an interview today.
Highlighting the proactive measures taken by the state government, Prof. Jatau emphasized the importance of ensuring that smallholder farmers have access to essential commodities, thereby enhancing productivity and fortifying food security in the country.
The Commissioner issued a stern warning against any attempt to divert the allocated commodities and urged farmers to use them judiciously to enhance their production output. He also expressed appreciation to the Federal Government and development partners for their valuable agricultural interventions in the state.
Jatau concluded by urging all stakeholders to actively contribute to the success of the agricultural programs, emphasizing the collective effort required to achieve the goals set for enhancing the agricultural sector in Adamawa State.