Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN has expressed pleasure with the  recent appointment Permanent Secretaries in various ministries by Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna.

In a congratulatory message signed by the Kaduna State Chairman of RIFAN, Mohammed Umar Numbu and made available to journalists in Kaduna, the Rice farmers commended the magnanimity of the towards appointing a seasoned administrator and Grassroot mobilizer like Abubakar Abba to serve as permanent Secretary in the ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The association also expressed optimism on the ability and capacity of the new permanent Secretary to work towards the realization of the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu and Governor Uba sani, adding that the new permanent Secretary has contributed immensely towards farmers growth and development during his tenure as Vice Chairman of Sanga local government Council of Kaduna state.

The Chairman of the Rice Farmers Association, however appealed to the new permanent Secretary in the state ministry of Agriculture to redouble his efforts towards uplifting farmers especially in the new regime of subsidy removal.