Federal Government Inaugrates Newly Reconstituted Governing Council

The Federal Government has inaugurated the newly reconstituted Governing Council of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science, with a charge for the Council to brace up towards the development of the agricultural sector by encouraging technical cooperation on soil extension services in the nation.

Muhammad Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, who inaugurated the Governing Council today in Abuja, said their appointments were a clear indication of their hard work, dedication, expertise and experience which will be brought to bear in the discharge of their duties in improving the Institute.

Nanono represented by the Director, Human Resource Department in the Ministry, Abba Abdullahi,said the Ministry intends to turn Nigeria into a global powerhouse in food production with a view to enhancing the quality of soil data generation for appropriate analysis, validation, reporting, monitoring and integration with other related intra and inter-sectoral linkages through effective harmonisation of methods, measurement and indicators.

CC: Independent

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