In it effort to attain sustainable food security in the country, the federal government has begin stockpiling grain produce from the 2017/2018 agricultural season in Dutsin-ma silos, Katsina state.
The 25, 000 metric tons capacity grain silos complex are located at Dabawa village of Dutsin-ma local government area of the state.
According to our source, over 30 fully loaded trucks conveying the grains were seen surrounding the silos area today.
The source also revealed to our correspondent that more trucks are expected to arrive the reserve anytime soon.
The government was reserving a few silos in its custody to enable it to provide immediate food relief in times of emergencies, while guaranteeing minimum price scheme so as to allow the farmers to get good remunerative prices for their produce.