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‘Young Farmers Club’ set to be launched across public schools nationwide, encouraging farming

The First Lady, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, announced that the Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI) is set to introduce the Young Farmers Club in Public Schools nationwide.

This was stated during the inauguration of the Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programme (RHI-WASP) in Maiduguri on Tuesday.

Remi Tinubu, who was represented by the Wife of the Vice President, Hajiya Nana Shettima, highlighted that the initiative is part of RHI’s forthcoming activities.

According to her, “We will soon be launching the Young Farmers’ Club in Public Schools across the nation. The motto of this club is “Growing the Food I Eat, Starts with me”.

She therefore urged all public schools to promptly engage and identify students interested in joining the Club.

Tinubu also highlighted additional ongoing RHI activities, such as the “Every Home a Garden” initiative and emphasized that the “Every Home a Garden” competition for first-time women farmers is still ongoing.