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Edo Commences Construction of Agriculture Hub to be Completed June 2022

As part of the efforts to sustain investments in the agriculture sector and attain food security, the Edo State government has commenced the construction of an agriculture hub to be completed by June 2022.

According to the state government, the hub will create jobs and improve the livelihood of its indigenes.

The state governor, Godwin Obaseki, made this known in a visit to inspect the new structure for the state Ministry of Agriculture, at the premises of the Agriculture Development Programme (ADP), in Benin City.

Specifically, Obaseki said the plan was to make the centre an agric hub.

He said, “We decided to create an agric hub. All agencies of government that are in the business of agriculture will now be located here. We will have space for offices, facilities, and training centres all located here in this premises.

“The mechanisation centre will also be sited here; that’s the plan. This will serve as a training facility to train people on different initiatives. We will have various projects offices including the livestock transformation project, and offices for multilateral agencies supported projects, among others.”

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