Vice President Kashim Shettima on Sunday, September 10, announced that Nigeria has secured a $163 million support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to boost the production of wheat in the country.
He said: “We have obtained a $163 million dollar loan from the African Development Bank to support wheat production. The scheme would be launched soon.
“We need 10,000 hectares of land in Kebbi State. But the scheme would be well executed in Jigawa State with a cultivation of 50,000 hectares of land to boost wheat production.”