The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi yesterday urged Nigerian households to embrace subsistence agriculture as a option to cushion the consequences of the financial recession.
The royal father additionally inspired youths to interact in massive scale farming of money crops in order to advertise exports and earn overseas change.
The monarch whereas delivering a keynote tackle on the second Mike Omotosho annual lecture themed ‘Elevated Agricultural Productiveness for Sustainable Financial Progress’ warned that the Naira would proceed to free worth if agriculture didn’t play a pivotal position within the nation’s economic system.
He famous that agriculture was the idea of Nigeria’s financial energy, including that Nigeria’s flag which incorporates inexperienced and white symbolizes agriculture and peace which reinforces the values connected to farming.
Ogunwusi enjoined younger professionals to alter their focus and start to domesticate small gardens of their backyards to cut back the strain and embracing inexperienced agriculture.
“Bankers and different professionals ought to begin small gardens of their backyards. Every thing that comes out of Nigerian soil is one of the best on the earth. You’ll be amazed at what comes out of it,” he stated.
Additionally talking the president Nigerian Agricultural Enterprise Group Alhaji Sani Dangote mentioned Nigeria is at cross roads with the dwindling oil costs and the fluctuations in greenback worth.
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