Nigerian youths charged to embrace agriculture


The Executive Director, Foundation for peace, Hope and Conflict Management, Rev. Fr. Professor Anthony Bature, has
stated that agriculture stays a veritable technique of eradicating poverty and ending meals insufficiency in any nation.

Charging Nigerian youths to benefit from the fashionable agricultural practices to enhance their livelihood, unemployment, he believed wouldn’t solely be lowered however may even enhance wealth creation.

Bature who made this recognized at a workshop organized by the Foundation on how the youths who’re going about looking for for white collar jobs can benefit from trendy agricultural applied sciences, additionally beckoned at youths to desist from shifting blames by making use of the obtainable God’s present which he recognized as land to higher their lives.

Affirming that trendy farming would “make our youths to be self-reliant and not wait for government jobs,”
he urged them to “rise up and use their strength to be useful to the society by cultivating land for farming”

Wondering why the youths have continued to go about complaining of lack of jobs, he known as on them to “stop complaining that there are no jobs in Nigeria” stating that “God has given us natural gifts ” which in accordance to him is the plentiful lands unfold everywhere in the nation .

Bature went additional to listing low financial progress efficiency, crime and violence, weak governance, unwell well being amongst others as elements presently posing threats to younger women and men within the nation, stating that making the most of trendy agriculture would assist to handle the vices presently confronting the nation.