June 13, 2024
Vunoklang, Hayin Gada, Off Mubi Road, jimeta - Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria
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Nigerian First Lady and Adamawa State Governor’s Wife Launch Primary and Secondary School Garden Initiative to Promote Agriculture.

By: Jamila Abubakar

The First Lady of Nigeria, Senator Remi Tinubu, in collaboration with the Fresh Air Pro Life Empowerment Foundation, under the office of the Adamawa State Governor’s wife, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, has launched a primary and secondary school garden initiative in Adamawa State.

The primary goal of this initiative is to revive the practice of farming among students and provide them with the opportunity to earn a living through agriculture.

This project will involve students in cultivating gardens, and the schools with the best gardens will be rewarded.

Senator Remi Tinubu has pledged a reward of twenty-five million naira to the school that achieves the first position, aiming to encourage young individuals to engage in farming and promote agriculture in the country.

Hajiya Lami Fintiri, the wife of the Adamawa State Governor, represented by the commissioner of education and human capital development, Malam Umar Garba, highlighted that rejuvenating agriculture in the state will help combat hunger and improve food availability in the nation.

Hajiya Lami Fintiri has committed to supporting the winning schools with one million naira for the first position, five hundred thousand naira for second place, and three hundred thousand naira for the third position.

The principal of General Murtala Muhammed College Yola, Alhaji Musa Mohammed, commended the Nigerian First Lady and Hajiya Lami Fintiri for their commendable project aimed at enhancing agriculture in the country.

In a goodwill message, the acting chairman of the Adamawa State Universal Basic Education Board, Malam Umar Shehu, praised the primary and secondary school garden project in Adamawa State as a significant step toward instilling agricultural practices among youth and ensuring a sustainable future for the state.

He urged students to put in their best efforts towards actualizing the project for great achievements.

The event featured an inspection of the gardens and was attended by government officials, school representatives, and members of the community, demonstrating their support for the initiative.

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