BY Chris Ochayi

ABUJA—Federal Government has said over 900,000 farmers have received their fertilizers and improved seedlings across the country through the Electronic Wallet system introduced by the administration over eight months ago.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, who disclosed this in Abuja, said they E-Wallet system had succeeded in exterminating corrupt practices that characterised the procurement and distribution of fertilizers in the past.

He said: “At the beginning of this administration, we said the most important thing was to get farmers to have access to improved seedlings and fertilizers, because without access to fertilizer, you really cannot raise productivity.

“We are richly blessed in this country. All we need to do is to harness our resources.”

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