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Aregbesola vows to make agriculture viable

Rauf Aregbesola

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun

GOVERNOR Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has said that the overriding objective of his administration is to make agriculture a viable industry in the state.

He his government is working relentlessly to make sure that farmers are the core of wealth creation and productive agents of empowerment.

He spoke during the Osun ‘Farmers’ Day with Ogbeni’, held at the Bola Ige House, Government Secretariat, Osogbo.

He also distributed farm implements worth over N80 million to farmers in the state.

The governor said that with the discovery of the agrarian nature and the enormous agricultural potentials in the state, the administration came up with the Six-Point-Integral-Action Plan, with agriculture as a major plank.

“Our agricultural policy is squarely focused on you, the farmers in Osun, hence the theme of this interactive session, ‘Imagine the world without farmers’, he said.

Culled from Guardian

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