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Ebonyi government assures full support to rural farmers

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Ebonyi State government under the leadership of His Excellency Rt. Honourable Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru said his administration are fully  prepared to give out every support to  the  rural farmers in the State, adding that rural farmers should be reorganised  based on their contribution in the society.

The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs. Nkechinyere Iyioku made this known why interacting with newsmen in her office at Ochudo Centenary City, in Abakaliki the state capital on Thursday.

She disclosed that she is also in line with the Governor’s Initiative that has  earlier  given his assurance to farmers, adding that her office is fully opened to give same support to farmers, mostly those in the rural areas which are known as the grass root farmers.

Iyioku stated that very soon the state government will start distributing farming input materials of any kind through her Ministry, assuring that if it reaches to  her office, either from the state or federal government none of the real farmers will be left behind when distributing.

The Commissioner added that every farmer will  receive  his or her materials including the livestock farmers.

The materials will be shared accordingly to every deserving farmer in the state but not to only party members as it usually the case, she said.

Iyioku charged members of the public to go into  mechanize farming because, according to her, farming is the only way one can pay attention to, in order to survive in the present hardship  society are currently facing.

She thank the state Governor Rt. Hon. Francis Nwifuru for carrying her Ministry along in his campaign mandate and promised that she will not disappoint the Governor who appointed her the Commissioner.

The Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru
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