Minister sponsors training for farmers

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has partnered the National Directorate of Employment to train 20 youths from Oyo on modern agricultural techniques.

 According to a statement on Sunday, the flag-off of the three-month training took place at the Oyo East Local Government Area secretariat.

 Dare was quoted in the statement, saying, “The agricultural sector is a key value chain of the economy, which will make the beneficiaries to be productive to themselves and the society in general.

 “This programme is meant to build young farmers, make everyone self reliant and provide food security in the state. The participants will be trained in various aspects of agriculture such as crop production, fishery, palm oil processing and livestock.”