Editorial

Yemi Osinbajo Encourages Farmers In Abeokuta




In line with the agenda of this administration to diversify the economy. The vice president, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo with the Ogun State Governor ,Ibikunle Amosu was at the 7th MSME clinic in Abeokuta, Ogun State to know the challenges and needs of the average Nigerian farmers.



The acting president used the opportunity to engage the farmers. He encouraged them and was pleased with the modern agricultural techniques the farmers have employed to get such a quality yield, especially in the area of mushroom farming.

The call for diversification of the economy has been on for sometime in Nigeria. With the nose diving of the crude price, this has hit the economy of the 7th biggest oil producer adversely. The need for the nation to look elsewhere to drive economic growth has necessitated recent move by this administration.

Recently, the Acting President of the country, Yemi Osibanjo was on a tour with the Ogun state governor Ibikunle Amosun to inspect some of the strides the Nigerian farmers are making. The acting president particularly took interest in the mushroom farming. Considering the importance of mushroom as a foreign exchange earner. He visited some stands and as pleased with the level of quality and conformity with the global best practise that the mushroom farmers showcased.

One of the stands that the duo inspected was that of ChiTola farms. An agricultural products venture that is being run by Mrs. Chi Tola. The elated farmer when asked of her experiences in the farming business and also that of the visiting Acting President and Governor, she has this to say;

” the acting President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo together with the Ogun state governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun visited my stand at the just concluded MSME Clinic in Abeokuta. He carefully inspected my Mushroom, (fresh and dried) and my Pure Honey (Honey Mi) applauded my packaging and encouraged expansion, I have confident that farmers are now appreciated unlike when oil and gas was the in thing. This visit has demonstrated that the present adminstration will walk the talk”, she concluded.

Mushroom and other farm products were on display during the exhibition/clinic. With Ogun state serious drive on agric sector. It is believed that with this drive, the sector will shire up the revenue earning of the state and boost the employment of the youth.



Christopher Chukwuemeka

The call for diversification of the economy has been on for sometime in Nigeria. With the nose diving of the crude price, this has hit the economy of the 7th biggest oil producer adversely. The need for the nation to look elsewhere for economic driver outside oil has necessitated recent moves by this administration.

Recently, the Acting President of the country, Yemi Osibanjo was on a tour with the Ogun state governor Ibikunle Amosun to inspect some of the strides the Nigerian farmers are making. The acting president particularly took interest in the mushroom farming. Considering the importance of mushroom as a foreign exchange earner. He visited some stands and as pleased with the level of quality and conformity with the global best practise that the mushroom farmers showcased.

One of the stands that the duo inspected was “Honey Mi” farms. An agricultural products venture that is being run by Chi Tola. The elated farmer when asked of her experience in the farming business and also the visit of the Acting President and Governor, she has this to say

” the acting President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo together with the Ogun state governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun visited my stand at the just concluded MSME Clinic in Abeokuta. He carefully inspected my Mushroom, (fresh and dried) and my Pure Honey (Honey Mi) applauded my packaging and encouraged expansion, I have confident that farmers are now appreciated unlike when oil and gas was the in thing. This visit has demonstrated that the present adminstration will walk the talk”, she concluded.

Mushroom and other farm products were on display during the exhibition/clinic. With Ogun state serious drive on agric sector. It is believed that with this drive, the sector will shire up the revenue earning of the state and boost the employment of the youth.



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