President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed what he plans to focus on when his tenure comes to an end.
He revealed that he has decided to return to his farmstead in Daura left for him by his forefathers to focus on farming.
The President said this on Friday, July 15, 2022, in Daura while speaking to the elected Local Government Council chairmen from Katsina State.
He stated that his administration had taken the step of closing the land borders for years to encourage the consumption of local products from the nation’s farmers.
He praised the farmers for the record production of rice and other food commodities and expressed satisfaction that the agricultural policies of the administration were working to good effect
“I have a good understanding of the country and its people. That is why we instituted those agricultural policies. I said we must grow what we eat and eat what we grow.
“This is a country that was once dependent on foreign rice. We closed the border to foreign rice. I said why can’t we eat Nigerian rice, and with the policies put in place, Nigerians are eating homegrown rice,” he said in a statement issued by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu.