The Nasarawa State government and the Rice Farmers Association have concluded plans to attract N10 billion investment under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme.
The Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule, made revelation while flagging-off the sales of fertilizers and other agricultural inputs, for this year’s raining season, at Andaha, in Akwanga Local Government Area, on Thursday.
He said it is to help rice farmers across the 13 local government areas of the state.
The governor restated the determination of his administration to ensure that agricultural potentials of the state are fully harnessed for the overall benefit of the people.
He said: “I am happy to inform you that the Government has already concluded plans in collaboration with the Rice Farmers Association to attract investment of a sum of N10 billion to assist rice farmers in the State under the CBN’s Anchor.