Nigerian govt to create 10m jobs through dry season farming

The Federal Government has announced plans to create between five to 10 million jobs across the country through dry season farming in 2024.

The plans were disclosed on Monday by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation, Shehu Aliyu, while delivering a speech at the 30th regular meeting of the National Council on Water Resources and Sanitation organised by the ministry in Abuja.

Aliyu said some of the programmes outlined by the government had been introduced to ensure the successful implementation of the 2024 dry season farming and create millions of jobs.