Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has called on citizens to take agriculture more seriously in a bid to curb poverty and hunger in the country.
According to a statement, the former president who was represented by his wife, Mrs Bola Obasanjo, stated this during the inauguration of the Platform for Africa Women in Smart Climate Agriculture held in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Tuesday.
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He said, “The most important thing is to keep life going which has to do with food because when we talk about food, we are talking about farming. Nigerians should take agriculture and its value chain seriously as a sure way out of hunger and poverty because it will secure the nation from insecurity and boost the nation’s economy.”