FG laments Nigeria spends $60m on fish importation

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The federal government has lamented Reports which show that Nigeria spends $60 million on importation of fish annually. The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, at a meeting with delegation of private investors from The Netherlands, while acknowledging the report, appealed to the delegation led by the Ambassador of The Netherlands to Nigeria, Marion Kappeyne, to assist Nigeria in cattle breeding.

Kappeyne expressed his country’s willingness to support Nigeria on agriculture revolution to change its fortunes from importing to exporting food.

She said that areas of collaboration would include improved seeds, horticulture, aquaculture, poultry and nutrition, among others.

Ogbeh assured the delegation that Nigeria would continue to partner with The Netherlands government to develop the agriculture sector.

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