A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) on Friday said this is in consonance with the commitment of his administration to diversify the economy with agriculture playing a critical role, President Muhammadu Buhari.

The statement explained that with the amendment, the Council is expected to play a crucial part in coordinating research efforts in the agricultural

The President also approved the establishment of the Federal College of Agriculture, Kirikasamma and the Federal College of Education (Special) Birnin Kudu.