Ogun Provides N2.5 Million Worth of Land to Young Farmers

Following their graduation from the Enterprise for Youth in Agriculture program, 25 indigenous people have received money and land from the Ogun State Government.

The program is to support agricultural endeavors in the state and is being carried out in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Soiless Farm Lab.

Bolu Owotomo, the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, emphasized the importance of the gesture during the graduation ceremony in Awowo in the Ewekoro Local Government Area.

According to a statement on Tuesday, the commissioner explained that the initiative would build a new generation of farmers to take over from the aging ones.

The commissioner stated, “The state government is committed to transforming the agricultural sector by encouraging more youths to engage in agriculture and creating an enabling environment for the sector to thrive through various intervention programs,” on behalf of the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Samuel Adeogun.

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