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    Oyo Govt. Commences Third Phase of Inputs Distribution to Farmers

    The Oyo State Government has begun the third phase of the distribution of agricultural inputs to farmers in the state with the distribution of two bags of 50kg of feed and two bottles of disinfectant to 1,000 pig farmers.

    The Oyo State Government has begun the third phase of the distribution of agricultural inputs to farmers in the state with the distribution of two bags of 50kg of feed and two bottles of disinfectant to 1,000 pig farmers.
    The State’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye, disclosed this in Ajaawa, Ogo Oluwa Local Government, during the flag-off of the third phase of farm input distribution to farmers in the state.
    He explained that the effort is a continuation of measures introduced by Governor ‘Seyi Makinde under the Sustainable Action for Economic Recovery (SAfER) initiative to cushion the effect of economic hardship on residents of the state.

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    The Commissioner pointed out that the phase will also witness the free vaccination of at least 120,000 cattle with the anthrax vaccine and CBPP vaccine, while another 250,000 cattle, goats, and sheep will also be vaccinated by the state government.
    Olaleye added that 1,000 sheep and goat farmers across the state will equally receive two bags of 50 kg of wheat each, while recalling that thousands of poultry and fishery farmers in the state had benefited in the first and second phases of the inputs distribution exercise.

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    “We are flagging off the third phase of SAfER interventions for the food security sub-sector with the distribution of feeds and disinfectants to pig farmers across Oyo State. Here, 1,000 pig farmers will benefit from the distribution we are doing at the moment. They will get two bags of 50kg of PKC each with two bottles of disinfectant.”.
    “This is just the beginning of the exercise, and it will go across all the local government areas we have in the state. In the next few days, we will proceed to the stage of giving seed, cassava cotton, herbicides, and knapsack sprayers to crop farmers across the state. Olaleye said

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