By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The Institute of Agricultural Research Ahmadu Bello University Zaria has trained 20 youth and women from on value chain on maize production.
Speaking to journalists on the training, Head of Extension Unit of the Institute, Dr. Muhammad Bello Hassan said the training was part of the constituency project sponsored by the National Assembly.
He said the member representing Charanchi Federal Constituency in Katsina State brought his people for the training.
According to him, the training is for youth and women and advised other politicians to make use of the advantage and give their people the much needed knowledge of how to be self reliant economically.
Also speaking, the supervisor of the training from the National Assembly, Usman Mohammed Mu’azu said the training is on value chain on maize production and is focused on train the trainer.
He said IAR is a reputable institute that has experts on ground that provide the best knowledge on new techniques to farmers.
Also speaking, some participants expressed happiness over the development and what they learnt during the training.
They said they have learnt a lot of things that will .make them role models in agricultural activities and also help their teeming youth and women.
While thanking their members for choosing them to benefit from the training, they hoped it will continue for others to benefit.