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NECA/CBN Distribute Farm Inputs To 4, 671 Farmers In Borno

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The Northeast Commodity Association (NECA) and CBN under the Achor Borrower programme distributed farm inputs to 4, 671 farmers in Borno state ahead of the farming season.

Alhaji Muhammad Mustapha, the Manager, NECA, who disclosed this said the company distributed inputs to farmers for rice cultivation.

Mustapha said that each of the farmer was provided with assorted fertilizers, seeds, water pump, knap sack sprayer and chemicals.

He said that the anchor company would also provide tractor services to the farmers to enable them till and plough their farmlands.

The manager said that the beneficiaries were registered in the 19 local government areas of the state.

The council he said included Jere; Konduga, Chibok, Askira Uba, Hawul, Biu, Shani, Bayo, Kaga, and Mobbar.

According to him, the company had so far registered about 30, 000 farmers under the programme, to enable them participate in wet and dry season activities.

Speaking to the beneficiaries, the senior officer Development Finance office CBN Maiduguri, Haruna Goranam urged them to be faithful to the Inputs given to them, warning that defaulters will be prosecuted.

He assured them that those who made progress in what was given to them will receive more farm Inputs from the company.

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