Nigeria celebrated her 60th anniversary on October 1st, 2020 the President, Muhammadu Buhari while delivering the 60th Independence anniversary speech stated during the live broadcast that the government has introduced measures in support of Agriculture and Development sector of the economy.
In the 22 minutes live broadcast and an anniversary speech of 2,000 words — the President touched on various sectors of the economy. On the food and agriculture sector he stated that,
“Accordingly, in the last three years, we have introduced unprecedented measures in support of the economy and to the weakest members of our society in the shape of:
c. School Feeding Programme
d. Job creation efforts
e. Agricultural intervention programmes”
This was a statement contained in section 44 of the anniversary presidential speech.