Osun Set for Bumper Maize Harvest- Commissioner

Osun Set for Bumper Maize Harvest- Commissioner

Osun State Government said the state would soon witness a bumper maize harvest as a result of the efforts of Governor Rauf Aregbesola to boost food production.The Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Wale Adedoyin, said this while conducting his colleagues round the 1,600 acres of maize farm land in Ife-Odan which was put in place by the Quick Impact Intervention Programme, QIIP.

He said that the government had been preparing cribs, warehouses and other storage devices to pre-vent wastage and glut.

Adedoyin also explained that the Aregbesola administration was already talking to large-scale users of maize to absorb the bumper production expected from the farm this year.

He expressed delight that the visit had justified the efforts of the government and confirmed the strong case he had been making at the state cabinet meeting.

 

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