Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has distributed assorted presidential grains worth over N100 million to the people of Adamawa State as part of the Federal Government’s efforts to provide food stuffs to Nigerians pending the commencement of the harvest season in earnest.
The food items are 3,600 bags of maize, 1,850 bags of sorghum, 1,200 bags of millet and 1,200 bags of garri.
Malam Bello said that since Nigeria is currently in the middle of the raining season when the people are in the farms and the new crops have not started getting into the markets, President Muhammadu Buhari asked that grains should be obtained from the strategic grains reserve of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to be delivered to our people.
Handing over the grains to Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako and other political and community leaders in the State, Malam Musa Bello advised them to to ensure that the grains are distributed to the vulnerable and indigent members of the communities in the State.
This was Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako expressed appreciation to President Buhari for the timely gesture.
The Senator pledged to ensure the equitable distribution of the food items to the vulnerable and needy.
Also, the Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in State, Samaila Tadawus said that the party will also ensure transparent distribution of the grains.