The attention of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development FMARD has been drawn to the activities of some fake organisations that are making huge financial demands on unsuspecting jobless youth under the pretext of organising Youth Empowerment Programmes on Agriculture with purported authority, permission or collaboration with FMARD.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Ministry wishes to alert the general public that it has neither mandated any organisation nor working in partnership with any group on any Youth Empowerment Programme of which prospective participants are being asked to make financial commitment of varying guises through bank accounts of a third party.
Members of the public are therefore reminded that the Official Website of the Ministry www.fmard.gov.ng and our social media handles: Facebook (Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria); Twitter and Instagram: @FmardNg remain our official source of information online about programmes and information on the Ministry.
This Disclaimer is being made in the interest of unsuspecting members of the public so as not to fall prey to antics of fake organisations bent on duping people.
Whoever does business with such fake organisation does so at his or her own risk. Please be warned!
Dr. Bukar Hassan