Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has said that, President Muhammadu Buhari’s policies and style of leadership have began bearing the desired fruits in the country.
This is just as the Governor expressed delight that, the policies, as well as the modus operandi of Buhari in running were putting the country on a more formidable economic footing.
According to Bagudu, the investment derive of the president in the rice value chain, from among the myriad, within the last few years, was also bearing fruits on Nigeria’s economy.
Bagudu accompanied, by his Jigawa State counterpart, Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, made the assertion on Saturday,while on a visit to a private rice mill in Kamba , Dandi Local Government Area of Kebbi State, owned by a business mogul, Alhaji Sahabi Lolo.
He averred: ” What you saw here today is one of the so many that have come up in the last few years under president Muhammad Buhari’s robust administration.”
” President Muhammadu Buhari coined the adage, let us grow what we can eat and let us eat what we grow and now we are seeing Nigerians processing what we produce.”
He futher pointed out that, even with the flood incidence that had ravaged many areas, prices of food items have started nosediving.
Bagudu also expressed delight that, more people were hugely investing in the agricultural sector.
He noted, ” private money from the small scale farmer, to the small scale fisherman and animal husbandry, people are putting more money into agriculture.”
The governor commended Alhaji Sahabi Lolo, an indigenous investor, for believing in the policies put in place by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He added that, this was by boldly putting up the rice mill in Kamba, Kebbi State, as such, boosting the favourable economic landscape in the state.
He also extolled his Jigawa State counterpart, Alhaji Muhammed Abubakar Badaru, as someone who is in the forefront of industrialization, describing him as, ” man with extensive contact and knowledge in different countries of the world .”
Earlier, governor Abubakar Badaru, said he was in Lolo ricemill Kamba, which has the capacity to produce 160 tones of paddy, per day, to encourage private investment as one of the policy thrust of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He also commended Governor Bagudu for giving support to investors to thrive in the state, as well as commended Alhaji Sahabi Lolo for putting his money and trust into President Muhammadu Buhari’s initiative
Special Adviser (SA) Media to Kebbi State Governor