[Kwara]–Bishop David Oyedepo, the Chancellor of Landmark University Omu-Aran, Kwara State and the Overseer of Living Faith Church has described the over dependence of the nation on imported agriculture produces as dangerous and has advised that Nigeria shifts from theory to practical.
The Bishop spoke recently at the convocation lecture of Landmark University, where he said that neglect to agriculture is tantamount to mortgaging the future of Nigeria.
He lamented that Nigeria unwittingly imports diseases by depending on food importation and a prodigiously blessed country like Nigeria has no basis for importing chickens.
“We must shift from theory to things that address human issues. We need to come back to the real issues confronting use.
“We need to start creating solutions. A country that is enormously blessed as Nigeria has no basis to import chickens from any part of the world.
“We must invest in agricultural service to create the future of our dream and that is raw agric practices.
“We can solve our problems if we are committed enough, but I don’t think we are that committed.
“Everybody must play his own part in solving the problem of food security in the world.
The convocation lecturer Menzuo Nwunei said that Nigeria is not self-sufficient in food production as it imports over 45 percent of its food needs.
And he concluded that the import dependency is not acceptable and it is economically unsustainable.Please Follow Us @ThePageNg