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Buhari Signs Agricultural Research Council Of Nigeria Bill 2021 Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, today (October 8), signed the amended Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (Amendment) Bill 2021 into law.

The president assented to the amended bill in consonance with the commitment of his administration to diversify the economy with agriculture playing a critical role. 

A statement from the senior special assistant to the president, Garba Shehu, said the amendment makes it possible for the council to play a crucial part in coordinating research efforts in the agricultural sector towards achieving food sufficiency and security in the nation.   

Buhari, who assented to the bill 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.

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