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Children’s Day: Remi Tinubu To Reintroduce Young Farmers Club In Schools.

The First Lady Oluremi Tinubu has promised to reintroduce young farmers club in schools across the country.

She made the announcement at an event she organised to commemorate the 2024 Children’s Day celebration held at the banquet hall of the State House, Abuja on Monday.

She said young farmers club will soon be launched in state-owned primary and secondary schools across the country.

According to her, the initiative is part of efforts to encourage farming among the young population in the country.

She said each child will have a garden in their school which they will nurture, adding that awards will be presented to the school with the best farm.

Such award she noted will include equipping the school’s library, provision of laboratory facilities among others.

Meanwhile, the First Lady has announced a grant of N10 million to each of the schools that participated in the special children’s day event.

A total of sixteen primary and secondary schools drawn from across the Federal Capital Territory took part in the event which featured cultural displays depicting the diverse rich cultures in Nigeria.

Each of the schools received a demo cheque of N10 million presented by the wife of the President.

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