Aregbesola 'Osun Rice' makes it to a market near you

Showcasing the harvested rice, the farmers thanked Governor Rauf Aregbesola for his support through the farming season.

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Gov Arebesola inspects Osun Rice

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In a bid to strengthen rice production in Nigeria, thousands of farmers who partnered with the state of Osun, have begun harvesting their rice.

The rice bears the label: "Ofada Osun Rice'.

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Showcasing the harvested rice, the farmers thanked Governor Rauf Aregbesola for his support through the farming season.

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During his meeting with the farmers at the Onilapa Rice Farm, Ogbaagba, the Governor reiterated government's efforts in ensuring adequate food production for self sustenance as a State.

play Aregbesola (Pulse)

 

Aregbesola stressed that it's time for Nigerians to feed themselves.

play Farmers in Osun (Pulse)

 

The governing APC at the center has pledged to diversify sources of federal government revenue by ramping up efforts in the Agriculture and Solid Minerals sectors.

The States of Kebbi and Lagos have also embarked on similar rice growing projects.

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