The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that in spite of the recent flooding across the country, there won’t be food scarcity.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, gave the assurance at a news conference on the impact of the flood on food security in Abuja.
The minister said the federal government was also making sure that the floods does not affect food production.
The ministry, the government, through various interventions is doing everything possible with our development partners to ensure that the floods does not cause food shortage in the country.
Abubakar said that agriculture was an integral part of the land space and its activities are prone to occasional adverse effects of naturally occurring or human made disasters.
He said the ministry and its partners have implemented some interventions to mitigate the anticipated disruptions of food production by floods.
The minister said the exercise would ameliorate and improve food security and reduced losses to the farmers.