Jonathan Promises Ekiti Better Deals On Roads, Agriculture

President Goodluck Jonathan has promised better deals for Ekiti State in his next administration, stating that the Federal Government would construct two major federal roads linking the state while encouraging mass participation of youths from the state on commercial agriculture being initiated by the government.

The President made this known in Ado Ekiti today when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential train hit the state.

He said the government would re-construct the Akure-Ekiti federal road, as well as Ado-Ekiti-Ifaki road if elected to continue in office.

He said Ekiti people will benefit maximally from commercial farming which his administration has been introducing with value chains, disclosing that the agriculture initiative being introduced by the government has been designed to produce millionaires and billionaires.
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He said already, the production of cocoa and cassava has been revolutionized to create avenues for exports and foreign exchange earnings.

He said farmers in Nigeria have been enjoying the best of time as they have been having direct access to supply of fertiliisers through the electronic wallet.

He said the federal government has also been building 100, 000 capacity of silos for preservation of grains as a means ensure food security in Nigeria at critical times.

Jonathan also told the PDP supporters in Ekiti that the Federal Government has been working in concert with the World Bank to make micro credit available to young men and women who are interested in farming.

He reveal plans by his government to make the next generation of Nigerians great farmers and job creators, stressing again that a Presidential initiative was on to creat 2 million jobs for Nigerians every year.

Jonathan also reiterated that his government was committed to fighting corruption with the use of Information Technology, which according to him will be most effective.

Author: News Editor

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