Ogun State government says moribund broiler facilities in the State would be revived while new ones would also be built to enable the State retain its number one position in broilers production in the country. ImageImageImageImage
Governor @dabiodunMFR stated this in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, when he received representatives of the 54 youths who participated in the State Broilers Programme, held at Odeda Farm Institute. ImageImageImageImage
"There are many moribund broiler facilities across the State. The State in partnership with the owners will acquire them and these facilities would be turned over for use.
Where there are no such facilities, we will decide on how many of such type will be replicated in each of the Local Government Areas.
"I don't have any doubt that in the coming weeks, we should be rearing nothing less than between five to six million broilers. Our partners in the private sector have assured us that they have the capacity to offtake about 10 million birds", the Goverrnor explained.
Prince Abiodun noted that agriculture was placed as the topmost pillar by his administration to achieve food sustainability, adding that the State is the number one producer of broilers, cassava and eggs.
He said the State would strive to maintain its leading position by encouraging the youth to take to agriculture, which he described as a veritable source of employment.
The Governor expressed satisfaction with the experience gathered by the participants. He promised government's assistance to enable them stand on their own to become agri-prenuers.
While appreciating the officials of the State Ministry of Agriculture for turning his administration's vision into reality, Prince Abiodun noted that their successful feats on his economic sustainability model cannot be overemphasized.
He added that the participants would be incorporated as trainees when the programme would be replicated in all the Local Government Areas.
Speaking earlier, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Adeola Odedina, said 54 youths cutting across the State participated in a nine months broilers Programme at Odeda Farm Institute in three tranches to raise a total of 54 broilers in three circles of arrival, breeding & sales
@adeola_odedina who described the first experience of the programme as a success, noted that 9,000 applicants from all parts of the State have indicated interest in subsequent editions of the Programme. #BuildingOurFutureTogether #ISEYA

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