COVID-19: Ogun To Support Non-Anchor Borrowers Programme On Food Production - Commissioner - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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COVID-19: Ogun To Support Non-Anchor Borrowers Programme On Food Production - Commissioner

Dr. Odedina with other team members inspecting the food processing location
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - The Ogun State Government has pledged to support Non-Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) Food Production and Processing Locations in the Face of COVID-19 Challenges facing the country. 

The state commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Samson Odedina revealed this when the Ministry of Agriculture Team was on tour of Food Production Locations in Odogbolu and Remo LGAs.  

Odedina noted that  these Food Production locations are being propelled by private sector participants in the State.

The Agriculture commissioner further promised that the government will be supporting the mechanized maize and smallholder maize farmers. 

The state government equally expressed its readiness in reviving an abandoned art meat processing factory in Ilara Remo area of Remo North Local Government Area of the state.  

He added, "we would work to revive the state of the art meat processing factory that is almost abandoned by the owner in Ilara Remo, Remo North LGA.

"The Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture will continue to abide by the current directive by His Excellency, Governor Dapo Abiodun, to continue to support Non-ABP farmers involved on the Food Security Drive in the State."

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