Miss Africa Urges More Support For African Female Farmers


By Ibukun Emiola

The reigning Miss Africa, Precious Okoye, has urged governments of African countries to increase the support given to female farmers because they contribute a lot to food production and preservation.

Okoye stated this in Saki, Oyo State during an activity of her pet project on agro-industrialisation where she empowered some farmers.

She said it was in recognition of the contribution of women to farming that her PET project seeks to encourage local female farmers to keep up with agriculture.

The beauty queen added that this was because they contribute immensely to the growth of the economy, by helping to produce and preserve food.

”I am pleading with the governments and private sector across Nigeria and Africa to support me in this project, as I am looking at carrying out this project in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria and further on in Africa.

”This is to help female farmers to be more productive, save their time and energy and also get the job…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria