Obasanjo Warns against Post COVID-19 Food Crisis in Africa
Nigeria's Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised African governments to embark on massive food production to avoid food crisis after COVID-19.
Obasanjo, who predicted that there might be a food crisis after COVID-19 warned against post-COVID-19 food crisis in Africa.
The former president gave the advice at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, lake pond, Abeokuta, during the inauguration of a fish farming project.
In a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, on Monday, Obasanjo said African governments have to find how to be self-sufficient in essential food items for the food crisis likely to be experienced.
He added that food may be a problem as most African countries have not gone as far as they should go into food production during this year.
He advised African governments to embark on massive food production as part of measures to prepare for the post-COVID-19 pandemic era in Africa.