Agro-industrial Park:  Delta state seeks new option for solving food deficits, youth’s unemployment


By Peter Egwuatu

Delta State government has stated that lack luster approach to national agricultural management remains the bane of our lack of industrial development, adding that the nation’s blessed arable land from the North to South and East to West is grossly underutilized.

Consequently, the Delta State government has taken the bull by the horn to prepare its citizens a life beyond crude oil.

The strategic agricultural and agribusiness road map as contained in the Delta States Executive Council policy document provides for the establishment of common industrial infrastructure to leap frog into mass youth employment, while leveraging on new agricultural businesses.

In a statement made available to Vanguard, M. Patrick Ukah, Delta State Commissioner for Information described the policy as a quiet agricultural revolution aim primarily at harnessing the rich agricultural…

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