Federal Government Assures Farmers, Investors On Implementation Of Fertilizer Quality Control Act

The federal government has assured farmers and investors of the implementation of the fertilizer quality control act 2019 to boost food production across the country.
Permanent Secretary Of The Federal Ministry Of Agriculture And Rural  Development, Ernest Umakhihe, who gave the assurance to newsmen at the training of inspectors and laboratory technicians held in Abuja,  explained that the fertilizer, which is a powerful productivity-enhancing input is critical to building the vibrant agricultural sector in ensuring job creation, wealth augmentation,  and the production of adequate food for over 200 million population.

Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had recently signed the national fertilizer quality act, 2019 into law in order to further  strengthen the fertilizer industry and to provide an improved  regulatory framework for the manufacture and importation of fertilizer in Nigeria.

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