Monday, 3 October 2016

Youth farmers decry govt policies on agriculture

Youth farmers under the Ondo State Agricultural Commodity Association have decried various government policies on agriculture, saying they have no practical effects on youth farmers.
The youths, who converged on Monday at the Royal Bird Hotel, Akure, also said government policies on empowerment programmes had been theoretical,” with no effect on Nigerian youths.
The President of Youth Directorate of OSACA, Mr. Samuel Oludare, noted that huge sums of money had been spent on agriculture by governments at all levels, but with little effects on the overall economy.
He said youths are ready to turn things around in agriculture if government could listen and attend to them.
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