Daily Trust (Abuja)

Nigeria: 'Research Institutes to Meet Country's Needs in Four Years'

Professor Bin-Yusuf Abubakar, the Executive Director, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), has said that research institutes in the country would meet the needs of all Nigerians in the next four years.

Abubakar said this in Zaria yesterday in a message to an exhibition to display research results achieved in the field of agriculture and animal production in the last 50 years by Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. The occasion was organised by the Agriculture and Veterinary complex of ABU.

Represented by the Director of linkage and services, Dr Hassan Usman, the executive director observed that researches conducted by various research institutes across the country were not only relevant but significant to agricultural growth.

Deputy-Vice Chancellor, Administration, Prof. Na'iya Sada, noted that the agriculture and veterinary complex of ABU had played vital role in feeding the nation.

Sada urged workers of the institute to be committed and take their profession seriously to be able to feed other nations in the next 50 years.

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