Wilfred Chimeremeze, Abakaliki.
A Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) yesterday distributed over 50 bags of fertilizers to indigent farmers in the state. Speaking at the occasion, the Chief Executive of Chiboy Foundations, Comrade Chinedu Ogah said the gesture was a demonstration of the commitment of the his foundation to lift the standard of lives of the rural dwellers.
Ogah explained that the Foundation interest for improved food production in the area is strategically anchored on the need to promote President Buhari’s change policy imitative, which favours Agricultural production in the country, as an alternative means of revenue generation and job creation avenues.
He noted that rural farmers always experience difficulties in accessing fertilizers, which is a necessary ingredient for expected increase in food production, hence the need for the NGO to make this all important donation, which comes at no cost to the farmers. . He expressed the belief that the fertilizer donated will certainly enhance their crop yields this year without struggle.
He enjoined the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the fertilizer donation while calling on Nigerians to have patience with Buhari’s administration, as he is poised to correct the wrongs in the country.