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We must all grow our own food, First Lady encourages Nigerians

Nigeria’s First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu has encouraged Nigerians to grow their food, stating that focus on agriculture is the way forward for the country.

In a statement issued by her special assistant on media, Busola Kukoyi, the First Lady said this while speaking at the reception of the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed in her office at the State House, Abuja.

She noted that the various interventions of the Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI) especially in the areas of Agriculture, Empowerment, Education, Health and Social Welfare are to complement the efforts of President Bola Tinubu’s administration.

She said: “The President has made the right decisions. These decisions will help us build a Nigeria that is more respected. We should be more accountable as a people as regards our resources”.

She also added that youths in Nigeria should be motivated to, “We have to inspire them to think Nigeria first before any State.

“Youth between 15 years to 25 years will design the fabric depicting Nigeria and not just their State or tribe. The prize money is huge.”

In her remarks during her visit, the Deputy Secretary General of the UN Aisha Mohammed explained that the Organisation is looking forward to the country committing more funds to Youth, Women and Girls.

She said: “We need your voice for what the UN is doing with women empowerment, girls, poverty alleviation, education and the rest.”

Source:The nation