In a bid to boost agricultural production in the state, Governor Abdulkadir Bala Mohammed, has flagged- off the sales and distribution of farm inputs for the year 2020 farming season at the subsidised rate.
While flagging off the Sales of fertilizer, in the other hand, the governor has distributed the OCP Africa Covid-19 palliatives support project to Bauchi state farmers, Under the support project, not less than 5,000 registered farmers in the state would receive two bags of fertiliser each at subsidised rates.
Abdulkadir said “This is a good time for agriculture in Bauchi State, especially as we have begun seeing the dividend of the state’s agricultural policy.
The Governor has also distributed tricycles and motorcycles to selected farmers in order to assist them in their farming activities. The NPK fertilizer will be sold at Five Thousand Naira Per Bag, while other Agriculture input will be sold at a discounted rate.
By Haji Shehu