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.
Edo PDP Chieftain Condemns State House Of Assembly Cisis
Insurgency: Nigerians Vow To Champion Mass Campaign, Public Awareness
Why Goverment Must Borrow To Keep The Economy Afloat – Retson
Intercessory Prayers: Group Devotes Day 19 To Divine Wisdom For PMB, Security Hierarchy Over Insecurity
187 ILO Members Ratify Child Labour Convention 182
INEC Launches Portal For Viewing Election Results
COVID-19: FG Approves Deployment Of 40,000 EHVs To19,000 WAEC Centers
NEWS19 hours ago
AU Partners Peace Corps To End Gun Violence
NEWS17 hours ago
JUST-IN: Again, FG Extends Second Phase Of Eased Restrictions By 4 Weeks
NEWS16 hours ago
Despite 24hrs Curfew, 22 Killed In 4 Southern Kaduna Villages
EDUCATION15 hours ago
Students Resumption Suffers Setback As Varsity Workers Declare Strike
NEWS22 hours ago
Edo 2020: Heavy Security Takes Over Edo Assembly
NEWS19 hours ago
Edo 2020: Tension In Benin As Police Seal Up Edo Assembly
NEWS24 hours ago
Lack Of Political collaboration, Responsible For Resurgence Of Insurgency, Ex-Senate President, Ebute Writes Governors Forum
COVER STORIES8 hours ago
We Are Aware Of Al-Qaeda Threat, Military Tells US