Agriculture

OYHA Urges Executive To Intensify Efforts On Agricultural Inputs

The Oyo State House of Assembly has decried the high cost of buying, hiring and getting agricultural inputs. 

It however called on the executive to increase its support for farmers across the State as they cultivate more hectares of lands for late rain and dry season farming.

The appeal was contained in the resolutions made by the House while deliberating on a Motion brought before it by member representing, Oriire State Constituency, Mr Jacob Bamigboye.

According to Mr Bamigboye, the fear of unknown in terms of insecurity, destruction of farmlands among others made farmers to either cultivate small hectares of land or abandon their farms at the onset of the raining season.

In his contribution, lawmaker representing Ibadan North East 1

Olamide Akinajo emphasized the need to encourage millions of farmers in the State to go into Mechanized farming. 

Mr Akinajo stressed that the cost of getting and hiring tractors and other farm inputs is beyond the reach of most farmers hence they appealed to Governor Seyi Makinde to come to the aid of farmers.

While lending his voice to the matter, Mr Seyi Adisa, Afijio state constituency, enjoined the Local Government Councils in the State to extend all necessary support to farmers in their various communities.

Mosope Kehinde

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