APGA chairman, Ezeokenwa encourages “Agricultural Revolution as Nigeria’s Key to Food Security and Sustainability”

Barr. Sly Ezeokenwa, National Chairman of APGA encourages “Agricultural Revolution: Nigeria’s Key to Food Security and Sustainability” especially at this farming season – NDUKA ANYANWU


Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, faces significant challenges in achieving food security and sustainability. However, an agricultural revolution offers a solution to these challenges. This article explores the potential of an agricultural revolution in Nigeria, its benefits, and strategies for implementation.

Benefits of Agricultural Revolution: – A Game-Changer for Nigeria’s Economy – “Barrister Sly Ezeokenwa”

Barrister Sly Ezeokenwa, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has reiterated the
importance of an agricultural revolution in Nigeria, describing it as a game-changer for the country’s economy. According to Barrister Sly, “Agriculture is the key to unlocking Nigeria’s economic potential, and we must prioritize its development to create a prosperous future for our citizens.”

Barrister Sly highlighted the benefits of an agricultural revolution, to include:

1. Increased Food Production: An agricultural revolution will significantly boost food production, reducing dependence on imports and enhancing food security.

2. Economic Growth: Agriculture is a significant contributor to Nigeria’s GDP; an agricultural revolution will stimulate economic growth and create jobs.

3. Improved Nutrition: Increased production of nutrient-rich foods will improve Nigerians’ health and well-being.

4. Environmental Sustainability: Sustainable agricultural practices will reduce environmental degradation and preserve natural resources.

Strategies for Implementation:

1. Mechanization: Introduce modern farming equipment to enhance efficiency and productivity.

2. Irrigation: Develop irrigation systems to reduce dependence on rainfall.

3. High-Yielding Varieties: Introduce high-yielding crop varieties to increase production.

4. Organic Farming: Promote organic farming practices to enhance soil fertility and reduce chemical usage.

5. Extension Services: Strengthen extension services to provide farmers with training and support.

6. Value Chain Development: Enhance value chains to reduce post-harvest losses and increase farmers’ income.

7. Agricultural Financing: Provide access to financing for farmers to invest in their operations.

He emphasized that APGA is committed to supporting agricultural development and
ensuring that Nigeria becomes a major player in global agriculture. Barrister Sly called on the government to invest in agricultural infrastructure, provide support for farmers, and promote value chain development. According to him, “An agricultural revolution is critical for Nigeria’s economic growth, food security, and sustainability. We must work together to make agriculture a priority and ensure a prosperous future for our nation.”
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Note: This brief article is written on behalf of Barrister Sly Ezeokenwa, the APGA National Chairman

Nduka Anyanwu