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Buhari signs Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Bill, approves establishment of 2 tertiary institutions

Buhari signs Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Bill, approves establishment of 2 tertiary institutions

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Buhari signs Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Bill, approves establishment of 2 tertiary institutions

By Matthew Eloyi

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (Amendment) Bill 2021.

In a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, who disclosed this on Friday, the signing of the bill aligns with the commitment of Buhari’s administration to diversify the economy, with agriculture playing a critical role.

With the amendment, the council is expected to play a crucial part in coordinating research efforts in the agricultural sector towards achieving food sufficiency and security in the nation.

According to the statement, The President, who assented to the bills before his visit to Ethiopia, also approved the establishment of the Federal College of Agriculture, Kirikasamma and the Federal College of Education (Special), Birnin Kudu.

Buhari signs Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria Bill, approves establishment of 2 tertiary institutions

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