Oyo government resuscitates Babatunde Fasola Farms, other

OYO State government has commenced the process of resuscitating and transforming the Fashola Farms, Oyo, and International Cattle and Produce Market, Ogbomoso.

The Commissioner for Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, Mr Oyewole Oyewumi, made the disclosure at the weekend, reaffirming the readiness of the state government to partner with private investors/organisations to revive its moribund industries.

Oyewumi, at the opening of the bids on the transformation of Fasola Farm, Oyo and International Cattle and Produce Market, Ogbomoso, held at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Agriculture, assured that government property and assets would be adequately utilized.

According to the commissioner, “the essence of partnering with private agro- companies is to ensure that government existing farms serve its purposes which include increase in food production, employment generation, training centres for self-development, among others.

(Edited By Olamide Michael)

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