BREAKING: President Tinubu Makes Appointment For New Livestock Ministry


President Tinubu has made an appointment for the brand new Livestock Ministry.


NewswOnline Nigeria studies that President Bola Tinubu has appointed the previous Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee, Professor Attahiru Jega, because the co-chairman of the committee to coordinate the implementation of the livestock reforms within the nation.


Based on an announcement by the presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu made the appointment through the inauguration of the Presidential Committee on Implementation of Livestock Reforms on the presidential villa in Abuja, on Tuesday.


The President mentioned Jega will coordinate the Committee established to handle obstacles to agricultural productiveness and open up new alternatives which profit farmers, herders, processors, and distributors within the livestock-farming worth chain.



Tinubu emphasised that the implementation of the reforms would require the collective efforts of members of the committee, drawn from the private and non-private sectors, state governors, and all Nigerians.

He mentioned, “From right here, I’ll attraction to everybody to take away each iota of partisan politics from this. I’ll assume the chairmanship of the committee as President and appoint Professor Attahiru Jega as my deputy or co-chair.


“This isn’t about politics; that is about alternative. That is about our nation. Whereas I could also be absent, Jega will preside and proceed to advertise our targets.


“When we now have nice alternatives in our states, why ought to Nigerians proceed to expertise conflicts?


“With the calibre of individuals which are right here, this presents a singular alternative additionally to delineate and set up a centric ministry known as the Ministry of Livestock Growth. It should give us the chance in order that our veterinary medical doctors can have the mandatory entry to analysis and cross-breed. We are able to cease the wanton killings.”


The President famous that the standard technique of livestock farming will have to be reviewed and repositioned with the assist of stakeholders, which embrace state governments, to open up new alternatives for development and prosperity.


Tinubu mentioned the Lawyer-Common of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), will make sure the removing of all authorized obstacles to the implementation of the reforms, whereas the Minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Financial system, Bosun Tijani, will present assist with automation.


“Trendy know-how is out there to us. We’re able to work. I mentioned initially, with you, all of you, the answer is right here, and we should run with it. Any regulation which may inhibit the promotion and actualization of our targets, the Lawyer-Common is right here, please give it a precedence, and the Minister of Price range and {Economic} Planning is right here; create a funds for it to develop, and the Minister of Finance is right here as effectively to work out the cash,’’ the President acknowledged.

The President additionally mentioned the reforms shall be complete and collective, urging the assist of all stakeholders.

He added, “We have to present the inducement to allow Nigeria to lastly reap the benefits of livestock farming; dairy merchandise and cold-chain logistics collectively provide substantial business and {economic} benefits. We’ve seen options and alternatives. With these adversities which have plagued us over time, I imagine that prosperity is right here in your fingers.”

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