OSSADEC Board Chairman Commends Aregbesola’s Government
The Chairman, Osun State Agricultural Development Corporation (OSSADEC), Engr. Solagbade Atanda Oladepo, has commended the administration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola over his continuous support to farmers in the state especially for granting Agricultural loan to them.
He disclosed this at the first meeting of the Board members for the year 2014 which held at the conference room of the corporation
He used the occasion to implore members of the Board and the Management staff of the corporation to work together for the overall success of the agency, adding that, members have to submit their completed Code of Conduct Bureau forms not later than next week Friday, April 11, 2014.
Eng Oladepo assured farmers that, they will benefit from the Agric loan and asked for their support and cooperation with the present administration.
Speaking at the occasion, the Acting General Manager, Mr. Kayode Olanipekun stated that, banishing hunger and poverty, creating wealth and employment are part of the Six Integral Action Plan of the present administration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and assured them that disbursement of loan will commence by May 2014
Mr. Olanipekun stated further that, the State Government of Osun under Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola had procured agro-processing equipment such as cassava chipping machine, grain processing machine, multi-grain thresher, rice reaper and yam flour processing machine for sale to women and youths at 40% subsidy
He also informed the meeting that, the State Government has further approved a 15% subsidy on Agricultural implements such as harrow, plough, rigger and tipping trailer which are available for sale at the cooperation headquarters, Ilobu road, Osogbo.