Osun To Begin Enumeration Of Cocoa Trees Soon
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, State of Osun ,Hon. Wale Adedoyin has commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola on his various agricultural programmes aimed at providing food in the state.
He gave the commendation in Osogbo during a stake holders meeting with the committee on enumeration of cocoa trees which is expected to commence on the 18th of this month across the state.
The commissioner stated that the enumeration exercise of cocoa trees became necessary so as to replace the old unproductive trees with new ones with a view to maintaining the massive production of cocoa.
Hon. Adedoyin then called for absolute commitment from the stakeholders in the cocoa production and give necessary support to the enumeration exercise so as to achieve the goal.
Responding on behalf of stakeholders, the Patron of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Osun Chapter, Chief Bola Otunla thanked the state government for supporting agriculture in all ramifications while promising that all hands will be on deck for a successful enumeration exercise.
Present at the meeting were the permanent secretary,Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security,Mr.Sunday Odediran, AFAN Secretary ,Hon. Ibrahim Oyewale, Directors in the ministry and other important dignitaries