Hunger: FG Set To Release 42,000 Metric Tonnes Of Grains Free To Nigerians

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As hunger bites harder in the land as a result of high inflation rate, the Federal Government has concluded plans to release at least 42,000 metric tonnes of assorted grains to Nigerians to feed themselves.
The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Senator Abubakar Kyari, announced the decision of the government at the maiden edition of ministerial press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, saying that the administration of President Bola Tinubu was concerned about the high food prices in the country.
The minister, who was flanked by his Information counterpart, Mohammed Idris, said that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is deeply concerned about rising food prices and was determined to make essential food readily available to Nigerians at affordable prices.
The minister announced that modalities for the grains to be released to needy Nigerians from different locations in the country were being worked out with the Department of State Security Services and the National Emergency Management Agency so as to make the process seamless and successful.

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