ONDO STATE GOVERNOR, ARAKUNRIN OLUWAROTIMI AKEREDOLU,SAN, HAS EXPRESSED HIS ADMINISTRATION’S COMMITMENT TO MAKE THE STATE THE LARGEST PRODUCER OF PALM OIL IN THE COUNTY.
Written by awawa on May 11, 2022
Governor Akeredolu hinted that the state will be on the world map of Palm Oil Production with 70,000 hectares of land that have been allocated to investors for oil palm cultivation and cocoa production.
The Governor spoke on Tuesday at the presentation of Awards to some eminent individuals and organizations for their contributions to the growth and development of agriculture in the state.
The event was held at the Cocoa Conference hall of the Governor’s office, Alagbaka, Akure.
Governor Akeredolu disclosed that the State Government in its benevolence has embarked on an on-line lending of 2.0 Billion Naira to oil palm farmers via the RED GOLD Initiative.
He said the move will launch Ondo State into the world map of palm oil production, adding that he is proud that his administration’s intervention has always been all-rounder and yielding the desired results.
The Governor announced his approval for the recruitment of additional 350 personnel into the state Amotekun Corps to further strengthen and boost the operations of the Corps.