Maximise agric potential, youths urged

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Nigerian youths have been urged to seize opportunities in agriculture, a sector  imperative to the diversification  programme of the Federal Government.

It was an appeal made by one of  Nigeria’s delegates to the just-concluded fourth annual Youth Agric Summit in Brazil.

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The summit is part of the Bayer Agricultural Education Programme which brings together young change-makers, aged between 18 and 25, to tackle the challenges of feeding a growing population by 2050.

The delegates were Iyanuoluwa Aliu, an alumnus of the Adekunle Ajasin University; and Esther Ajari of Trihealton. They were selected from 2,800 applications around the globe to represent West and Central Africa at the summit, hosted by Bayer and Nuffield.

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