ALGON President Commends Buhari, Calls For Rural Agricultural Development

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The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has commended efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari in the development of the Nigerian nation

The association said the contribution of agriculture to the development of the grassroots through its various support programmes has helped reduce hunger in Nigeria.

ALGON said some Nigerians depend on agriculture for livelihood with the development of the sector indispensable to national growth.

The immediate past president of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Ibrahim Karaye has commended efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari in the development of the Nigerian nation.

Karaye said the president has done well on development through agriculture.

In a press statement issued by the association on Tuesday, September 12, Karaye said Nigeria as an agrarian society has 70% of its population living in rural areas.