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60 per cent of Nigerian Youths Employed In Agric Sector –Minister

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The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri says the agriculture sector has employed over 60 per cent of Nigerian youths.

He also said that the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development would  employ 75,000 agricultural extension workers  for the purpose of motivating  farmers in the production of agro commodities.

The  minister  said this was part of the mandate the ministry received from President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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