Osun Promises Support For Farmers

Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Wale Adedoyin, stated this in Osogbo during a meeting with members of farm settlers across the state.

He said the present administration will continue to support farmers by providing necessary farm inputs and agricultural facilities such as fertilisers, seedlings, chemicals and others at subsidised rates.

He added that the government has also reduced land use fees to one thousand naira, which will due after 24 years for arable crops and 49 years for cash crops, stressing that the agreement is renewable after the specified years of use.

The Agric commissioner however implored the farm settlers to henceforth ignore any issue that come to them without the authority of his ministry.

In his address, the Director of Agricultural Services, Mr. Kola Ajisekola, enjoined all farm settlers to keep on abiding by the state government agricultural policy so as to continue to enjoy the dividends of democracy which the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola will continue to deliver.