President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in one of the latest posts on Twitter noted that the country is ready to handle Covid-related agricultural food supply disruption, aggravated by the late Russia-Ukraine conflict. Policy measures are taken by the Nigerian government and investment vehicles have provided a base for resilient food security.

President also highlighted the importance of promoting local production and rural economies, particularly in the rice sector to decrease imported foreign rice amount to replace it with home-grown rice.

The article also refers to the World Food Programme report that examined the destructive consequences of Russia-Ukraine war worsened by climate changes and impact of the pandemic on food deficiency and malnutrition, high operating costs, and hunger crisis. The text cited statement of the president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina who warns about the urgency of prompting prevention measures of inevitable food crisis occasioned by the Russia-Ukraine war.

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