Gov Ortom Launches Distribution Of Fertiliser

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Dr Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Monday that his administration has created the enabling environment for agricultural activities to thrive in the state.

Ortom disclosed this in Makurdi while launching the sale and distribution of 7,500 metric tonnes of fertilizer to farmers in the state.

He said that instead of farmers to buy a bag of NPK fertiliser at N5,500 they would now buy at N4,000 and the government would make up for the balance of N1,500

He further said that as for Uria, which was sold for N9,500, farmers would buy at N4,000 and the government would make up the balance of N4,500.

The governor said that the state government had also procured 5,000 litres of liquid fertiliser also to be distributed to farmers at subsidised rate.

He urged farmers to ensure that they make judicious use of the products in order to have greater…

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