Ebonyi Gives Loans to Youths for Farming

Ebonyi gives loans to youths for farming

The Ebonyi State Government yesterday said it will give financial assistance to  youths willing to embark on any meaningful agricultural  venture.
The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Hon. Ogodo -Ali Nomeh disclosed this in an interview with Daily Trust in Abakaliki, explaining that becoming self-sufficient was essential at this period for the nation as it would help towards diversifying the economy.
Hon. Nomeh who identified rice, yam and cassava farming as well as poultry production as the most lucrative agricultural ventures, reiterated that the state had policy of giving loans to any youth willing to embark on farming.
“The reason why the state marshals out such loan is to create employment and we are using this media to encourage youth to embrace farming because the state has made it easier for them through the World Bank which we shall begin the disbursement by next week,” he said.
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