A total of 370 farmers across the country are billed to benefit from the intervention of Renewed Hope Initiative, an Initiative of Nigeria’s First Lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu, in the agricultural sector.
The intervention include distribution of seedlings, pesticides and fertilizers to between 15-20 farmers per state, making up a total of 370.
This is one of the key resolutions at the meeting of Zonal Coordinators of the Initiative with the National President and Convener of the Initiative, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu.
Other interventions in the sector include
a proposal to encourage the establishment of farm markets in strategic locations and home gardens among Nigerians towards facilitating easy access to fresh farm produce.
In health, another key intervention area for the initiative, a partnership with the UNICEF to streamline and sanitize the process of birth registration is being worked out.
The same partnership is also to be explored to promote immunization towards stamping out polio.
The First Lady called on the Zonal Coordinators to be at the vanguard of the process in their respective domains, urging all of them to be part of the immunization process
Zonal Coordinators of the RHI are drawn from among state Governors’ Wives in the six geopolitical zones of the country.