Otti Woos Multi-billion Naira Agric Farm To Invest In Abia

The Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti has called on the founder of CSS Global Integrated Farms, Nasarawa State, John-Kennedy Opara to establish an agricultural farm in the state, assuring him that the state is business friendly.

Otti made this call on Saturday, while speaking at a capacity-building training programme organized for the first batch of 300 trainees selected from the state for a two-week agricultural training at the farm.

According to him, the incentives will include quick land acquisition procedures handled by the government, with a digital Certificate of Occupancy being processed in less than 30 days.

During the forum, he emphasized the importance of agriculture in addressing food security concerns, reducing unemployment, and promoting socio-economic stability.

He, therefore, appealed to the trainees to leverage on the opportunity and equip themselves with the knowledge and skills to spearhead agricultural transformation in the state.

The governor, who also assured them of comprehensive support, added that the government would cover their expenses from inception to the completion of their training.

Read Also: Tinubu Commissions Lithium Processing Factory In Nasarawa

Otti, while appreciating and thanking Opara for the approval for the training, he assured him of the commitment of his administration to the success of every agricultural programme in the state.

In a paper presentation titled; “Agricultural Development And Food Security- The Path To Human And Capital Resources Development”, Opara underscored the importance of agriculture in a growing economy like that of the state.

He said after their training which include various agricultural value chains, the trainees will become wealth creators and employers of labor thereby ending joblessness, hunger, criminality and poverty among them.

Africa Today News, New York reports that Otti has attracted accolades since he took over as the Governor of the southeastern state in May last year.

Africa Today News, New York

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *