PRESIDENT BUHARI DIRECTS DISBURSEMENT OF FERTILIZER SUBSIDY FUND

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved and directs immediate disbursement of Fertilizer Subsidy Fund to Small Holder Vulnerable Farmers in the country.

According to a statement the benefiting farmers have been enumerated in the data base of Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,as the disbursement will be in batches.

A total of six, billion one hundred and fifty billion naira subsidy will be disbursed to one million two hundred and nine thousand, one hundred and forty three farmers in the first batch

President Buhari therefore called on the State Agricultural Development Project to enumerate more Small Holder Vulnerable Farmers to support Food Security initiative of the federal government.

He has also thanked the Project for Agriculture Coordination and Execution, State Agricultural Development Projects, Master Trainers and former N-Youth Enumerators for ensuring a reliable data base in the country

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