Delegation Of Osun State In South Africa To Boost Commercial Agriculture In The State


The State of Osun delegation to South Africa on the development of Oil Palm plantation and Sugar cane plantation with Industrial Development Group based in South Africa arrived in Johannesburg early this morning. Later today they will meet with the IDG members to work on the modalities of putting a Memorandum of understanding in place that will later be signed with the IDG team they come to Osogbo, State of Osun.

This is another initiative of Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola’s administration to further boost the economy of the State by partnering with those who have got experience in commercial agriculture such as IDG TEAM based in South Africa.

The State delegation is led by the Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security Mr. Adewale Adedoyin. In the delegation are: Engr. Olusegun Aduroja –  Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Engr. Oriolowo – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Community Development and Rural Infrastructure, Director Agriculture Supplies, Director Legal Services in the Ministry of Justice and Project Manager Tree Crops also of the Ministry of Agriculture.