The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in collaboration with the Tingo Mobile Plc, a development partner, has unveiled AFAN Smartphone, POS machine and visa cards to upscale smart Agriculture and empower farmers in the country.
This inauguration was on the sidelines of an event organised to celebrate the National Farmers Day in Abuja.
Chief executive officer, Tingo, Mr Auwal Maude, at the unveiling said that Tingo was driven by an unrelenting mission to uplift rural communities and support groups in Nigeria and other developing economies.
“It is imperative that a day like this is set aside to celebrate the great achievements of each farmer in this conference and those around the country.”
He said that Tingo had come up with various solutions, using priority technology to curtail the challenges that farmers go through.
“Tingo market ,one of the solution innovations is an Agri market place that connects farmers with other players in the Agricultural market place,it eliminates middle men.
“Tingo Pay, a smart cashless payment medium ,Tingo Visa Card alongside POS solutions are also part of the solutions” he added.
The minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Dr. Mohammad Abubakar receiving an honorary gift from Niger State Farmers as the echelon of food security in Nigeria, supported by the CEO of Tingo mobile, Nigeria.
President, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Dr Farouk Rabi’u-Mudi, while lauding Tingo”s gestures and collaboration said that farmers in NIgeria had attained a greater feat which would take them to a new level of transitional development in every ramification .