‘We Have Set Support Structures To Make Edo Farmers Wealthy’


Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has assured farmers in the state that his administration will continue to invest in developing the agricultural sector to provide more opportunities for farmers to become wealthy and support the state in achieving food security.

He gave the assurance when rice farmers from Iguoriakhi and Iguomo communities in Ovia South West Local Government Area, paid a visit to the Government House, in Benin City.

The governor urged farmers to organise themselves into clusters and cooperatives to enable them to benefit from government’s mechanised farming support programme, noting, “As a government, our focus is to make our farmers rich and become millionaires. I will create opportunities for you to make money for yourselves as I have no free money to share.

“Since you are interested in farming and agriculture, I will make farming possible for you. What we have decided to do is that any community that can organise themselves well, they will get our…

Source: Leadership Newspaper