In line with President Goodluck Jonathan's determination to wage a successful war against Boko Haram insurgents, a 28-member committee was yesterday inaugurated to review the National Defence policy. Minister of Defence Lieutenant-General Aliyu Gusau Mohammed (retd) noted the current national defence policy was promulgated in 2006 and since then the nation had undergone a lot of transformation in terms of development, as well as security challenges.
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4 agricultural equipment hiring centres worth N144m were inaugurated in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr Akinwumi Adesina said there would be 20 tractors, power tillers, harvesters and planters, among other modern farm machinery in each centre, located in each senatorial zone and the state capital. Adesina revealed a total of 1,200 centres would be established across the country before the end of the year, in line with President Goodluck Jonathan's directive.