President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria decided to take Agriculture more seriously when his administration discovered that Petroleum is no longer enough to sustain the economy.
The President disclosed this while receiving in audience former Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ato Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
He affirmed that the focus on agriculture by his administration is paying off handsomely and Nigerians are not regretting it.
President Buhari said Nigeria needs to go back to the land, noting that Agriculture has helped to generate employment.
He said the country has embraced technology and some people are even leaving the offices to go back to the land.
The former Ethiopian Prime Minister congratulated President Buhari for the achievements Nigeria has attained under him, especially in agriculture, and for successful management of the COVID-19 pandemic.