Ondo Govt Distributes Agricultural Inputs, Machineries To 1000 Beneficiaries

GOVERNOR Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Tuesday in Akure distributed Agricultural inputs and machineries to over 1000 beneficiaries across the 18 local government areas of the state.

Akeredolu, at the presentation of certificates of registration of 142 trained youths into three different cooperative groups, said the distribution was part of efforts of his government to move towards food sufficiency in the state.

Also distributed were irrigation equipments to secondary schools

He noted that anybody could invest in Agriculture, saying,” no matter the job you are doing,be you government worker or so,you can farm, constitution allows it.”

Akeredolu said the event was an important step towards ensuring food security, particularly at family level.

He encouragedd the secondary school students to ensure they took agriculture as a vocation when it seems nothing was ‘working’ in the country.

“It is expedient for secondary schools to go I to Agriculture, we want to encourage you. Agriculture should not be taken as punitive measures in school. You must take joy in doing it. It is also a form of exercise,” he said.


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