The Federal Authorities says it will quickly ban the importation of fish and milk into the nation.
Minister of Agriculture and Pure Sources, Sabo Nanono disclosed this on the official commissioning of the Agribusiness incubation heart (AIC) at Federal College Dutse, in Jigawa State.
Nanono mentioned the Federal Authorities will additional look critically on all meals importation into the nation.
The Minister defined that Nigeria is blessed with so many sources and alternatives, stressing that there’s nothing which is imported that isn’t produced within the nation.
” We’ll look critically into the importation of any meals into the nation as a result of all of us have it, Nigeria is a rustic the place we eat what we produce and produce what we eat” he said.
He mentioned Nigeria has about 25m cows within the nation however the one drawback the nation has is the right way to get the milk.
He mentioned the Federal Authorities has commenced small scale milk processing facilities to mitigate the importation of milk into the nation.
“We have now over seven of those facilities and we’re going to do extra within the nation, we additionally opened one in Dawakin- Kudu final yr and the middle alone is galvanizing over 12 thousand Fulani cattle rearers within the space” Nanono famous.
“If we take fish, there are such a lot of fish infrastructures additionally on this nation deserted and never utilized”
The minister, nonetheless, mentioned the Federal Authorities can be working to revive them and likewise create the brand new ones.