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MAAN Backs PMB’s Re-election Bid, To Mobilise 5m Votes

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Ahead of the February 16, Presidential election, the Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria (MAAN) have thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari as their candidate for the Presidential election, saying the association  would deliver 5 million votes for his re-election this month.

The National President of MAAN, Alhaji Bello Abubakar who disclosed this during a press conference in Abuja, said that Maize Production has increased under President Buhari from 15 million MT to 20 million MT.

According to Alhaji Abubakar, “from year 2015 to 2018, MAAN has increased from 1.2 million to 5 million members across the country. Also the Association enjoyed great improvement in extension services which has helped farmers in new farming techniques, hence increase in farmer output.

“Within the first year of participating in the present administration agricultural program, we have been able to acquire 128 numbers of tractors with full farming implements.

“Permit me to give you good news, that the maize production has increased from 15 million metric tons in 2015 to 20 million metric tons in 2018.

He said: “We assure him of 5 million votes of our members across the country and that we appreciate him for creating jobs for the teaming youths and making farming a business.


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