Delta Govt To Engage Youths In Modern Agriculture


By Ifeanyi Olannye

 Delta Government says it will create jobs for its teaming youths its multi-billion naira green house farm projects across the state.

The State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr  Perez Omoun, disclosed this while inspecting the proposed project site for the green house at Degele, Sapele Local Government Area of the state on Monday.

Omoun said that the state government in line with Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori M.O.R.E Agenda, had mapped out three locations for a pilot Green House farm projects across the three senatorial districts of the state.

According to him, Delta Government in partnership with Afritropic has mapped out farm settlements in Degele, Sapele Local Government Area for Delta Central: Mbiri, Ika North East LGA in Delta North and Kpakiama, Bomadi LGA in Delta South Senatorial districts of the state.

He noted that the farms, equipped with modern facilities would be allotted to the youth to engage and empower them, adding that the…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria