The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced that it plans to support 12,000 farmers affected by the Boko Haram war in Borno under the National Emergency Management Agency. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) program director, Basharu Ibrahim, announced this in a statement issued in Maiduguri. Basharu Ibrahim added that so far, the agency had ordered 12,000 farmers to register and the Boko Haram militia had set out to benefit.
According to Malam Basharu Ibrahim, the Federal Government has implemented the program under the NFSC’s Soil and Food Resource Center, and plans are being made for farmers to get fertilizers and other agricultural equipment.
Ibrahim further said that the program will also focus on mobilizing affected farmers to engage in farming and breeding.
According to the NEMA official, the agency will also distribute agricultural products and fertilizers to farmers in the fall of 2019.
Finally, Malam Basharu Ibrahim outlined the names of the beneficiaries including: Maiduguri, Jere, Bama, Konduga, Gwoza, Biu, Chibok, Askira Uba, Monguno, Magumari, Nganzai ds and Mobbar.