The Federal Government has stated its commitment to revamp the Nation’s food systems as a means of ensuring a healthy and nourished population, and also lift Nigerians out of poverty.
The vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at the National Consolidatory Dialogue, for the UN Food Systems Summit; adding that defining a robust food system would also address the problem of poverty.
According to reports, the Abuja summit is organized to consolidate the finding and recommendations from the over 30 separate food systems summit held across Nigeria.
Declaring the consolidatory summit open, Prof. Osinbajo disclosed that addressing hunger and food insecurity was core to the policy position of the current administration.
While stressing that it was imperative for the Nation to define clear and achievable objectives on food systems revamp, he assured that the Government was committed to the goals.