By Temidayo Tiamiyu
President Xi Jinping of China has offered 15 million dollars to Nigeria for ‘50 Demonstration Farms’ to be located across the country. He made the offer in support of President Buhari’s desire to make Nigeria self-sufficient in food production.
According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Jinping made the offer at a meeting between Nigerian delegation and high-ranking Chinese government officials in Beijing.
In addition to the agricultural assistance, President Jinping promised to support Nigeria in other nation building projects, including refineries, power plants, mining companies, textile manufacturing and food processing industries.