The State Government of Osun has promised to extend its gesture on its various agricultural programmes to Federal Road Safety Officers serving in the State by providing land and other farm inputs for those interested in farming.
This was disclosed in Osogbo by the State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Hon. Wale Adedoyin.
The Commissioner said, the only way to enjoy this gesture is for them to organize themselves into cooperative groups and apply through the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security.
In his remarks, the Special Adviser to the Governor, on Agricultural and Food Security, Hon.Festus Agunbiade explained that, the door of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security is open for all categories of workers as Governor Rauf Aregbesola is ready to assist both native and non-native serving in Osun to accommodate his laudable agricultural practices.
Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Sunday Odediran, therefore, commended the Governor for his initiative on O’REAP programme which has attracted international recognition.
Responding, the Zonal Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission in the State of Osun, Mr. Lukas Sambo Kinya who led the team of officers to the Commissioner thanked him and promised to support the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola, adding that the corps are proud to be associated with the O-REAP initiative of Mr. Governor.
Others present at the courtesy visit included, Agric Directors, Road Safety Officers and other members of the management staff of the Agric Ministry.