In its bid to leverage on the State Government’s agricultural and industrial drives, a fertilizer producing company, Indorama Eleme Fertiliser and Chemical Limited, based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State has sought partnership with Ogun State Government for fertiliser supply.
A delegate from the Company, Mr. Rishi Raj Magariya in a courtesy visit to the State Ministry of Agriculture, expressed his company’s willingness to supply farmers in the State with fertiliser, expressing optimism that the product would make local farmers’ crops yield maximum output.
Responding, the Commissioner in the Ministry, Dr. Adeola Odedina, assured of the Ministry’s support, with agricultural best practices, saying plans were underway to train over 10,000 young farmers across the State in crop related fields.
Also speaking, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Dr. Dotun Sorunke expressed government’s readiness to provide enabling environment for prospective Agro investors, for a seamless Private Partnership Participation, which will serve as a link between them and the farmers.
In their separate remarks, the Consultant to the Governor on Agriculture, Dr. (Mrs) Angel Adelaja-Kuye and the Acting General Manager, Ogun State Agro Services Limited, Mr. Lanre Adeyinka, said, the Company, by partnering the State, stands to benefit a lot, such as, opportunities to showcase its products, establishment of its company in the State among others.
Press Officer, Ministry of Agric