Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, the chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos Central) has lauded President Buhari’s government for its effort to end poverty and put food on Nigerians’ tables.
She said this while speaking yesterday on a Bill for an Act to make provisions for freedom from hunger and the right to adequate food of acceptable quality, the right of every child to basic nutrition and for connected purposes 2016. sponsored by Senator Theodore Orji (PDP, Abia Central) Senator Tinubu commended the former Abia State governor for the bill and other lawmakers who contributed, saying the bill had come at a very trying time in the country.
She talked about the importance of such a bill to the country at this present time and how the Buhari led administration were committed to putting food on people’s table.
The bill was sponsored by Senator Theodore Orji (PDP, Abia Central) whom Senator Tinubu commended for the bill and other lawmakers who contributed.
She said “The government we have at present has only been in government for about 11 months. Senator Orji should have given us an example of what has been done in his state.
“This present administration has placed priority on agriculture. It is going to take time. When we get to the committee, we are going to look at it critically. Even next month, we are not going to see but this administration will make sure that we can put food on our table.”