Chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was working hard to put food on the tables of Nigerians.
Tinubu said this while contributing to a Bill for an Act to make provisions for freedom from hunger and the right to adequate food of acceptable quality, the right of every child to basic nutrition and for connected purposes 2016, sponsored by Senator Theodore Orji (PDP, Abia Central). She commended the former Abia State governor for the bill and other lawmakers who contributed, saying the bill had come at a very trying time in the country.
“This present administration has placed priority on agriculture. It is going to take time. When we get to the committee, we are going to look at it critically. Even next month, we are not going to see but this administration will make sure that we can put food on our table,” Mrs Tinubu said.
The Bill passed a second reading on the floor of the Senate, yesterday.