Nigerians have reacted over the statement made by The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono, on World Food day, celebrated in Abuja; where stated that there was no hunger in the land and the Nation has enough food to feed itself”.
The statement made by the Minister was trolled by Nigerians ;
“I think so long as these bordering countries do not respect our protocols on these very important issues of bringing food into Nigeria, border closure will remain.
“I think we are producing enough to feed ourselves. I think there is no hunger in Nigeria; there could be inconveniences. When people talk about hunger in this country, I just laugh because they don’t know hunger.
“You need to go to some other countries to know what hunger is.
The Minister who in addition gave his assurance that Nigeria will soon be a self-sufficient nation in terms of food production, but this never calm the angered Nigerians.
As they took to their social media platform to express their disappointment and displeasure over the Minister’s statement, saying its insensitive and lacks empathy, and that a lot of Nigerians are hungry and are dying.