Coordinator of the Southeast Association of United Farm Products, Traders, and Livestock Dealers of Nigeria, Godwin Obasi, made the declaration in Enugu on Friday.
He made the declaration when members of the association paid a courtesy visit to their National Patron, Mr James Ugwu, to congratulate him over his election as Secretary, PDP, Southeast Zone,
Obasi said members of the association were already sensitised to set up ranches to be able to supply enough livestock in the region.
He stressed that the southeast had the capacity and land to produce enough food for local consumption and for export, adding that it could not afford to rely on others perpetually for its food needs.
“We must produce what we eat. We are looking at a point in our lives when we shall be producing massively for export.
“That is why the campaign within our association is organic farming so that our products will be accepted across board,’’ Obasi said.
He said the…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper