[BUSINESS NEWS] NIGERIA DISTRIBUTES IMPROVED TOMATO SEEDS TO VEGETABLE FARMERS

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THROUGH THE RAW MATERIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL ON MONDAY DISTRIBUTED IMPROVED TOMATO SEEDS TO VEGETABLE FARMERS IN OYO STATE.

ACCORDING TO THE COUNCIL’S DIRECTOR-GENERAL, HUSSAINI IBRAHIM, A MAJOR PILLAR OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY AND GROWTH PLAN IS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING THROUGH THE PROCESSING OF LOCAL RAW MATERIALS.

ALSO SPEAKING, AT THE EVENT IN IBADAN, OYO STATE COMMISSIONER FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, OYEWOLE OYEWUMI, DISCLOSED THAT THE STATE IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NATION.