The minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the Federal government has set up a task force that will check high cost of all food items in all markets nationwide.
The following include the members of the task force: ministers of agriculture, finance, water resources and transportation. Read the statement below…
“The council has resolved to set up task force on food security. Government is quite concerned about the rising cost of food items and the fact that more often than not, even when these products are available and are in the market, they are sold at very exorbitant prices. So the government has set up a task force on food security to ensure that an end is put to the wastages that occur and with tons and tons of produce lying fallow in farms or getting rotten in markets. It is an inter-ministerial committee made up of the ministers of agriculture, finance, water resources, transportation.”