By Yunusa Abdullahi
Farmers in Adamawa state have been assured of state Government support and cooperation at all times. Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla who made this known when members of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Adamawa state branch led by their Chairman Mr Venantus Abbot Jeddere paid him a courtesy visit at his office .
The Governor said Farmers in Adamawa state have every rights to support his administration because his Government is for the people and by the people. He explained that the present administration under his leadership would give the Agricultural sector a boost and promised to give total support and cooperation to AFAN in Adamawa state for the better.
In his remarks the Secretary to the state Government Dr Umar Buba Bindir revealed that Adamawa state Government intend to support Women groups with about Two billion Naira and promised that the gesture will be extended to all farmers associations in the state with support from from the CBN.
Also in his contributions the Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture Dr Waziri Haruna Ahmadu explained that his Ministry has come up with Twelve points action plan for the benefit of farmers in the state . He however assured farmers of Adamawa of Government support by providing adequate supply of fertilizer and other farming implements.
Earlier in his speech . The state Chairman of AFAN Mr Venantus Abbo Jiddere told Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla that they were at Government House to congratulate the Governor over his inauguration as the executive Governor of Adamawa state.
The Chairman solicited state government support by re-activating Agricultural Extension Services as well as to teach their members on modern farming techniques so as to yield results.