Yobe to begin fertilizer distribution to 33,000 farmers

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Yobe to begin fertilizer distribution to 33,000 farmers

Yobe State government is set to distribute fertilizer inputs to over 33,000 small scale farmers in the state.

Commissioner for Agriculture in the State, Dr. Hajiya Mairo Amshi disclosed this at the distribution of farm inputs to 100 farmers who are part of 450 targeted farmers in the state by UNHCR in partnership with American University of Nigeria(AUN).

Dr. Amshi added that the delay in the commencement of the distribution was caused as a result of the ministry’s efforts to eliminate middlemen in the distribution channel by identifying genuine farmers with the help of traditional rulers.

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