The Federal Government is to establish 774 service centres for farmers across the country, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.
The minister disclosed this during a meeting with members of All Farmers Associations of Nigeria in Kano.
Mister Nanono said farmers would access improved seeds and other farm inputs from the centres. He added that the government is ready to improve mechanized agriculture, boost production and create jobs.
The minister wants farmers to brace up to meet expectation of government for the sector as plans are underway to attract investors and set up assembly plants in Nigeria.