The Agricultural Products Traders Association in Oyo State has praised the state governor, Seyi Makinde, for promising a loan scheme to aid farmers and traders in the state.
The group in its general meeting held in Ogbomosho said the financial assistance would help them ensure food sufficiency in the state.
According to the Ogbomosho zone chairman of the association, Yekeen Olawuyi, the loan will help the association fulfill its mandate of ensuring that agricultural products are available in all areas of the state.
“We pray that Governor Makinde shall be successful in his administration as he has assured us that his government will prove loan scheme for our product buyers and farmers in the state,” Olawuyi said.
The group also hailed the governor for his policies on free education, and for the prompt payment of civil servants and pensioners in the state.
Olawuyi said the governor’s effort since he was sworn into office has had a positive impact on the economy.