AGRIBUSINESS: OSE bags Most Agric Friendly LGA of The Year

OSE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ONDO STATE HAS WON YEAR 2021 MOST AGRICULTURE FRIENDLY LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN THE STATE. 

 THE STATE GOVERNOR, ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI AKEREDOLU (SAN) WHILE PRESENTING THE AWARD TO THE EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PRINCE ADEKUNLE DENNIS COMMENDED HIM FOR KEYING INTO AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION OF HIS ADMINISTRATION AIMED AT BAILING PEOPLE OUT OF THE AEROBIC CYCLE OF POVERTY.

ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNOR, HIS ADMINISTRATION WILL CONTINUE TO DO EVERYTHING HUMANLY POSSIBLE TO REVOLUTIONISE AGRICULTURE WITH A VIEW TO MAKING IT MORE ATTRACTIVE TO THE YOUNGER GENERATION.

SPEAKING WITH JOURNALISTS AFTER THE PRESENTATION CEREMONY, PRINCE ADEKUNLE THANKED THE GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU AND ONDO STATE AGRIBUSINESS EMPOWERMENT CENTRE (OSAEC) FOR THE RECOGNITION SAYING, THE HONOUR WILL SERVE AS TONIC THAT WILL RE ENERGIZE THE COUNCIL TO FOCUS MORE ON AGRICULTURE.

THE CHAIRMAN USED THE OPPORTUNITY TO LIST SOME OF THE MODEST ACHIEVEMENT OF THE COUNCIL IN THE AREA OF AGRICULTURE TO INCLUDE:-

– MAKING AVAILABLE OVER 500 HUNDRED HECTRES OF LAND TO ALL FARMERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA TO CULTIVATE SORGHUM, MAIZE, ONIONS AND OTHER CEREALS IN COMMERCIAL QUANTITIES.

– FACILITATE SIGNING OF AN MoU BETWEEN THE STATE GOVERNMENT, THE COUNCIL AND A PRIVATE COMPANY TO ESTABLISH A SUGARCANE TO ETERNOL FACTORY AT IKARO WHILE OVER 4,000 STANDS OF HYBREED OIL PALM HAVE BEEN PLANTED AT GBORO AGUGU OIL PLANTATION, IDOGUN.

THE COUNCIL UNDER PRINCE ADEKUNLE IS ALSO COLLABORATING WITH ELIEL CONSULT LTD, ABUJA TO CULTIVATE PLATINUM TOMATOES, CUCUMBERS AND OTHER VEGETABLES NOT ONLY TO MAKE QUALITY FOOD AVAILABLE AND AFFORDABLE FOR THE RURAL DWELLERS BUT PROVIDE JOBS FOR THE TEAMING ARMY OF THE UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS.

ADEKUNLE THEREFORE APPEALED TO THE YOUTH TO KEY INTO THE AGRIBUSINESS INITIATIVES OF THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT TO CHANGE THEIR NARRATIVES FORM ENDLESS SEARCH FOR UNAVAILABLE WHITE COLLAR JOBS TO EMPLOYERS OF LABOUR.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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