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Obasanjo cautions Africa against post-COVID-19 food crises

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has caution African governments to set out on huge food creation to maintain a strategic distance from food emergency after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Obasanjo, who anticipated that there may be food emergency after the pandemic, said steps ought to be taken to make preparations for post-COVID-19 food emergency in Africa.

The former President said this at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Lake, Abeokuta, during the introduction of a fish cultivating venture.

Obasanjo, in an announcement on Moday by his media associate, Kehinde Akinyemi, encouraged governments on the African mainland to adapt to the situation.

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The announcement read somewhat, “Around 50,000 bits of sub-grown-up fish in both catfish and tilapia species were discharged for acclalimatisation and development inside the lake found straightforwardly inverse the primary library.”

The announcement cited Obasanjo as saying, “I think we need to take the issue of post-COVID-19 genuinely. I accept most African governments need to see how as independent in basic food things for the food emergency prone to be experienced.

“Food might be an issue and I don’t think most African nations have gone the extent that they ought to go into food creation during this year.

“I need to encourage African governments to set out on monstrous food creation as a component of measures to get ready for the post-COVID-19 pandemic time in Africa.

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