Ado Council boss empowers 150 farmers with cash gifts
The executive chairman of Ado Ekiti local government, Hon Deji Ogunsakin, today empowered about 150 farmers in the local government with cash gifts.
Speaking at the event which took place at the Local Govt Secretariat earlier today, Ogunsakin lauded the farmers for doing everything to ensure food security in the town.
Furthermore, he said today’s event was the first phase of his Farmers Empowerment Scheme.
He added that the main event where farm inputs will be distributed freely to all the farmers in the local government would come up next month .
Ogunsakin also informed the participants that the council’s tractor that was grounded for over 8 years has now been repaired for their use at a discounted rate.
The beneficiaries of this largesse are drawn from the Bureau For Rural Development and Farmers Congress Ado-Ekiti Chapters.
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