Ogun State will revive over 6,000 hectares of oil palm plantation – Gov. Abiodun
Governor Dapo Abiodun has stated that Ogun State will continue working to revive the 6,000 hectares of its oil palm plantation.
The Governor made the statement after receiving the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Mohammed Sabo Nanono at his Oke-Mosan office on Tuesday.
Sabo Nanono was on working on a visit to Abeokuta to relay the Federal Government’s interest in cocoa industry, rice production and agriculture mechanisation. He also noted that Ogun State is seen as a pioneer state in the South West that will help the FG actualise their goals.
Governor Abiodun, on his part, assured the Minister that the State will support the Federal Ministry of Agriculture on its pilot schemes in rice, cotton and oil production.
“I disclosed this today when I received in my office, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Mohammed Sabo Nanono. I added that we would revive our over 6,000 hectares of oil palm plantation, allow investors to own only a refinery, while our people get employed via our popular Ogun Jobs Portal,” he noted.