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Delta assures farmers association of assistance

MEMBERS of All Farmers  Association of Nigeria in Delta     State have been assured of state government’s financial and technical assistance in agriculture and agro production.

The Executive Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Micro Credit, Dr. Antonia Ashiedu, gave this assurance in Asaba, during sensitization and capacity building forum with members of the association of Oshimili South Local Government chapter.

Dr. Ashiedu, who described the organic farming in Oko, as one of the best thing to happen in the area, said the state government will pay close attention to organic farming in order to boost food production..

She also said plans have reached advance stage to export organic foods from Oshimili South Local Government Area to the outside world.

Earlier, the state secretary of All Farmers Association, Samuel Agbigbi, described the Delta Micro Credit Programme as a worthy scheme that has rejuvenated entrpreneurial spirit in the state. He assured the aide to the Governor on Micro Credit that All Farmers Association will partner with the state government to improve on the lots of farmers in the state.


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