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FG Inaugurates 144million Naira Agric Equipment Hiring centres in Zamfara State

4 agricultural equipment hiring centres worth N144m were inaugurated in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital.

bank-of-industry-agreement-tractors.pngMinister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr Akinwumi Adesina said there would be 20 tractors, power tillers, harvesters and planters, among other modern farm machinery in each centre, located in each senatorial zone and the state capital. Adesina revealed a total of 1,200 centres would be established across the country before the end of the year, in line with President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive.

Mr Saidu Abdulsalam, Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Zamfara branch, said there are over 250,000 family farms in the state. He added AFAN was totally in support of the President as his term in office had enabled members to feel government’s presence on the farms for the first time.

4 agricultural equipment hiring centres worth N144m were inaugurated in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Dr Akinwumi Adesina said there will be 20 tractors, power tillers, harvesters and planters, among other modern farm machinery in each centre, situated in each senatorial zone and their state capital. Adesina revealed a complete of 1,200 centres will be established around the country before the end of the entire year, consistent with President Goodluck Jonathan’s directive.

Mr Saidu Abdulsalam, Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Zamfara branch, said you can find over 250,000 family farms in the state. He added AFAN was totally to get the President as his term in office had enabled members to feel government’s presence on the farms for the first time.

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