The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has declared its readiness to give more support to members of the Ogun State Farmers and Commodity Association in its Anchor Borrowers Programme.
Penpushing reports that, Governor of the apex bank, Godwin Emefiele, stated this on Thursday, when the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, led the leadership of the association to the headquarters of the bank in Abuja.
The Governor while speaking expressed his administration’s appreciation to the bank for giving maximum support to the state nominees for the programme, explaining that the meeting was also used to deliberate on areas for improvement to include additional beneficiaries who are eager to also benefit from the agricultural linkage opportunity facilitated by his administration for farmers and other value chain actors in Ogun State.
Penpushing further reports, Abiodun, who noted that agriculture remains one of the cardinal policy thrusts of his government, assured that his administration would continue to give agriculture priority with the aim of making Ogun the food basket of the country.
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