Africa and Nigeria are the two places which have always been haunted by hunger and starvation. This is due to many factors. The most important among all other factors is its weather conditions due to which there are drought conditions. This prevents the growth of healthy and nutritious food. In this scenario, the boons of biotechnology are the only way out. However, due to recent debates which deals with the health hazards of consuming GM foods the scientists are in two minds. It is important to introduce GM foods in Africa but in a manner that they do not pose a threat to the health of the people.