Zulqarnain Muhammad inuwa
Nigerian governments at all levels have been advised to provide farm inputs to farmers at a subsidized rate in order to facilitate bumper harvest across the country.
An elderstatesman in Bauchi state, Ahmad Iliyasu (SARDAUNAN MISAU) who gave the advice in an interview with news on Friday said the call became imperative considering hike in prices of farm inputs which has made life difficult to farmers.
Ahmad Iliyasu who also hold the traditional title of Sardaunan Misau noted that last year a bag of fertilizer was sold at about N8000 unlike this year which has increased up to about 100 percent.
He opined that if government can provide subsidy on the farm inputs, it would addressed the problems high cost of food items and other essential commodity in the market.
The elderstatesman equally called on government to address the current insecurity bedeviling the country.