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Fadama Ng-cares: Kwsg Set To Commence Second Disbursement

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  • 8000 Indigent Farmers to Receive Crop Inputs, Assets

-. Intervention addresses Fuel Subsidy Removal Palliatives – SPC

“While the Fadama NG-CARES is focused on calming the storm brought by the covid-19 invasion and relive people of the hassle inflicted by subsidy removal, it is a veritable tool to reduce hunger and control poverty among the poor and vulnerable. This is a great avenue used by His Excellency, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, to re-affirm and fulfil his policy of enhancing food security through dedication to agricultural revolution.”

All is set by the Kwara State Fadama CARES to begin the second phase of disbursement, where crop inputs and assets will be distributed to eight thousand indigent farmers across the sixteen local government areas in the State.

The second disbursement by the platform is coming as another phase of succour intended by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to cushion the effects of the covid-19 pandemic on the poor and vulnerable farmers in the State, the intervention as well partly covers the palliative measures designed by the Government for ameliorating the inconveniences evoked by fuel subsidy removal.

Speaking in his office this morning, the State Coordinator, Kwara Fadama NG-CARES, Engr. Dr. Busari Toyin Isiaka, said that the second batch of distribution will go along way to expand the chosen enterprises for the concerned beneficiaries and the State bumper food production.

“Kwara Fadama CARES is about to bring again another opportunity for the indigent farmers in the state. The platform had earlier reached out to about Seven Thousand farmers. In this phase, we are taking care of Eight Thousand indigent farmers across the State. It should be noted that this intervention is partway a move to execute the palliative measures to ease the inconveniences caused by subsidy removal.

Busari thanked the Kwara State Governor for always coming to the aid of the poor and vulnerable by improving their economic status and curtailing hunger and poverty, saying that Governor AbdulRazaq has never disappointed Kwarans, especially farmers in the State.

The SPC appreciated the usual cooperation received from the Representative of the Permanent Secretary and management of the Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development and State Fadama Technical Committee.

Busari stated that the items to be distributed include Maize and Soya beans seeds; fertilizer; agro-chemicals; sprayers and smoking kilns, noting that the distribution will be based on the enterprise (inputs or assets) of the group beneficiaries.

Dr. Sangodare Ayinla,
Communications Officer,
Kwara Fadama CARES

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