As a measure to alleviate the effect of Covid-19 scourge on farmers in Oyo State Hon. Shina Peller, a member of the House of Representatives from Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency,at the weekend presented mechanised farming equipment to about one thousand, five hundred rural farmers worth several millions of naira.
Speaking at the event tagged “ Shina Peller Agricultural Technology Empowerment “ held at the Technical College, Old NYSC camp, Iseyin on Friday, Hon. Peller stated that Oke Ogun, being an agrarian region with great agricultural potentials, has what it takes to contribute immensely to the economic growth of Oyo State and Nigeria as a whole, but that lack of modern-day farm equipment has been a major setback for the farmers in the region.
Delivering his paper with the theme, ‘Boosting Oke Ogun Economy through Mechanised Farming,’ the lawmaker noted that Oke-Ogun is an agrarian region with great agricultural potentials that can help contribute immensely to the economic growth of not only Oke Ogun and Oyo State, but Nigeria at large.
Speaking with journalists at the event, a member, House of Representatives from Egbeda/Ona-Ara federal constituency, Hon. Akin Alabi described Hon. Peller as a friend, colleague and brother whose commitment to the development and economic growth of his constituency and Oke Ogun remains commendable.
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