Obiano advises Anambra farmers to form cooperatives

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OGIDI – Gov. Willie Obiano has advised to form cooperative societies to enable them to benefit from President   Agricultural Transformation Agenda.

Obiano said this Ogidi near Onitsha Wednesday after he spoke with the All Progressive Grand Alliance’ stakeholders and the community.

“I would continue to advise our to pool themselves together by forming cooperative societies to benefit from the current President Agricultural Transformation and Value Addition Agenda.

“This allow them to receive free tractor service and farm inputs from the Ministry , which is part the APGA-led government agricultural revolution .’’

He explained that land provided (leased to government) for farming by any community would be properly utilised to engage youths in .

The governor, however, urged residents, especially youths in Ogidi community to be part the government’s agricultural programme geared towards achieving food sufficiency and food security in Anambra. (NAN)