President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday presented Public Service award to Kebbi State Governor and Vice Chairman, National Food Security Council, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for his monumental achievement on agricultural revolution leading to food surplus in Nigeria.
Special Adviser to Governor Bagudu on Media,Mallam Yahaya Sarki stated this in a statement made available to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi.
According to him, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu received the award as the Master of the Ceremony showered praises on him when he announced the award on Agriculture and Food Security for the turn-around achievement on improving agricultural production that paved way to attaining food security in the country.
He explained that, “in addition to his position as the Vice Chairman, National Food Security Council, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu is also the Chairman Presidential Taskforce on Rice and Wheat Production in Nigeria.
” Recently, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was honoured by President Muhammadu Buhari with the National Merit Award of Commander of the Order of the Niger, (CON)for his remarkable performance in governance”, he added.