In order to boost food production across Ogun state, government says it will leave no stone unturned at providing needed support and intervention to farm settlements in the state.
Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Hon Bolu Owotomo stated this during an unscheduled visit to Ajegunle farm settlement in Odeda local government area of the state.
He noted that the visit was to assess the farm, identity challenges and proffer solution, adding that rehabilitation would soon commence in all the farm settlements in the state,as it was key to the present administration agricultural agenda.
Owotomo mentioned that there would be an increase in government intervention, through provision of agro input, capacity support for smallholder farmers ,as well as provision of storage and processing facilities to reduce post harvest losses.
The Commissioner also visited Ogere International Market in Remo North local government where he expressed government intention to encourage Private Public Partnership (PPP) to further ensure that the market becomes fully utilized, not only to enhance revenue, but to further promote trade and agriculture , particularly in the livestock sector.