Head of Programmes, Oxfam Nigeria, Constant Tchona has said that assets of its Village Savings and Loans Associations, VSLAs, have reached $600 million in less than 20 months of its establishment.
“While more than 112 million people were living in poverty in 2010, the richest Nigerian man will take 42 years to spend all of his wealth at N1 million per day,” Oxfam reports.
Six thousand bags of fertilizer were distributed to 1,500 farmers as 400 surface irrigation water pumps were also handed over to over 62 farmers’ groups in Jega and Birnin Kebbi Local Government Areas of Kebbi States.
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The Oxfam GB Nigeria has challenged Nigerian journalists to intensify their coverage of the agricultural sector by putting the government under pressure to increase the annual budgetary allocation to the sector towards ensuring food security.