Farmers urge FG to continue e-wallet system

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The President Etche Farmers Cooperative Union, Godwin Akandu, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to continue with the e-wallet system for fertiliser distribution to enhance food security in the country.
Akandu, who made the call an interview with NAN in Port Harcourt, said the system enabled farmers to get direct access to agro-products at subsidised rate.
NAN reports that e-wallet was introduced by the immediate past Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina.
“Federal government had always made efforts to boost agricultural outputs in the country but these efforts had not been directly channeled to beneficiaries of farmers until the introduction …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper