Food Security: Lagos to activate Agric Mechanization Programme

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Luqmon Balogun, Lagos


Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu says the State Government would soon commence a mechanization programme, tagged the “Eko Agro Mechanization Programme” with the procurement of 14 brand new tractors and ancillary equipment for farmers in the State.

Governor Sanwo-Olu who gave this indication at the grand finale of this year World Food Day Celebration in the State explained that the programme is part of efforts towards achieving food security in the State.

Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Mr. Hakeem Adeniji, the Governor noted that the programme would also ensure that more lands are put to use to achieve the purpose.

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