Fruitful Vision Youths Empowerment Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has louded the Federal Government massive investment in Agriculture. Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch and the founder of the NGO said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja, claiming the federal government initiative would secure a better future for the country.
Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo also claimed that the initiative would provide a long lasting solution to youth unemployment and restiveness in the country through agriculture. He said his team had engaged in utilising potential in the sector for youth empowerment and economic development.
“Our members cut across the six geo-political zones and quite a few youth have benefitted from our initiative by investing in agriculture,’’ he said.
Not only did he praise President Muhammadu Buhari administration for taking steps to improve Nigeria’s agricultural exports in line with global standards, he also commended the federal government for initiating the Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) designed to put an end to importation and market monopoly of farm produce.
Finally, Ezebuilo commended the government for setting up are the anchor borrower’s programme which has also gone a long way in fast tracking farmers’ access to finance.