Beneficiaries Lauds Anambra State Govt On Oil Palm, Coconut Seedlings Distribution Initiative
Written by City Radio on January 24, 2023
Beneficiaries of Anambra State Government Oil Palm and Coconut Seedlings have pledged to support the initiative to facilitate optimal productivity across the state.
Some stakeholders, including principals of secondary schools and heads of institutions where these seedlings were planted, made the commitment when an inspection team from the state ministry of Agriculture, visited their offices to ascertain the performance of the seedlings.
In their separate comments, the Vice Principal, Community Secondary School, Ajalli, Mr. Ben Madu, expressed joy that his school recorded success through adoption of good planting techniques.
They lauded government for supplying them with the seedlings that were aimed at transiting from oil to Agric economy and noted that in less than four years, there will be mass coconut production in the state.
Commending them for their efforts, the state commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Foster Ihejiofor, who spoke through his Technical Assistant and Leader of the Inspection Team, Mr. Ifeanyi Nwaegbo, reiterated government’s commitment to continuing to strengthen measures intended to boost the productivity of the produce.