Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Sayyadi Abba Ruma of Nigeria

SAYYADI ABBA RUMA was born on 13th March, 1962.
Sayyadi Abba Ruma is the Minister of Agriculture.
Ruma was speaking in Abuja at a two-day consultative forum on agricultural input deregulation and subsidy management in Nigeria for stakeholders in the fertiliser procurement and distribution chain.
NSE DG facilitated dealIn 2003, Abba Sayyadi Ruma was the Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area in Katsina State.
At some point during the second term of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Abba Sayyadi Ruma was appointed the minister of state for education.
Sayyadi Ruma was elevated to the rank of Agriculture Minister in Pres.
com was also informed that Sayyadi Ruma was trying to amass a huge war chest as he has ambition of running for the office of the governor of Katsina State in 2011.
organized Executive and Legislative Strengthening Programme.
the Institute of Industrialists and Corporate Administrators.
Ruma said the Federal Government had approved the request of the Kaduna State Government to utilise about 34 earth dams constructed by the ministry for its irrigation projects and charged other states where such facilities abound to put them to productive use.
agricultural intervention fund for the next three years.
Ruma said that the imported rice would be sold at subsidised price to the consumers.
Appearing before the Senate Committee on Water Resources, Ruma said the money was wasted, as the boreholes were either non existent or could not be validated or verified during visit to their purported sites.
Abba Ruma was speaking in Abuja at the opening of 47th meeting of the National Cocoa Development Committee where he was represented by his minister of state, Demola Seriki.
On the grievances of some state government on the distribution of fertilizer, Ruma said supply of fertilisers by government to states was based strictly on request.
Sayyadi Abba Ruma has disclosed that Nigeria is the fourth largest potato producer in the Sub-Saharan Africa, saying that potato which is produced mostly in the area of Jos, Plateau state has a rich Source of Carbohydrate with about 60-80 per cent of starch and contain 80 per cent of water.
The global food crisis is a wake-up call for Africa to launch itself into a green revolution which has been over-delayed, Nigerian Agriculture Minister Sayyadi Abba Ruma said on the second day of the three-day summit.