Photogist: VP Yemi Osinbajo Meets With Presidential Taskforce On Food Security
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the rising cost of food prices in the market. The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the setting up of the task force as part of efforts to enhance affordable food prices across country.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the task force is to urgently consider measures that would ensure a steady flow of produce to the market and reverse recent price increases, as well as explore options to promote availability and affordability of food items to Nigerians.
The task force, is expected to submit its interim reports on February 8. The taskforce comprises of the following ministers: Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development; Mrs. Kemi Adeosun (Finance); Dr. Okey Enelamah (Industry, Trade and Development); Mr. Rotimi Amaechi (Transportation); Alhaji Suleiman Adamu (Water Resources); and Dr. Chris Ngige (Labour and Employment) as members.