Farmers are now kings – President, Rice Farmers

Farmers are now kings – President, Rice Farmers

The President of Rice Farmers Association, Mallam Aminu Goronyo, has said that government and banks now accord farmers respect unlike in the past.

Mallam Goronyo stated this when he led a delegation to meet with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said that the previous government treated farmers like lepers, and banks refused lending them money. However, Mallam Goronyo revealed that the coming of the present government has changed the course of event, adding that banks are now lending money to farmers.

“We have not been having this kind of respect before, we have become kings today,” Goronyo stated.

In his own remark, Vice-President Osinbajo praised rice and wheat farmers, saying “farmers are among the most important people in Nigeria today.”

Related Articles

Finalists for Maltina teacher of the year to emerge on September 29

Finalists for the 2016 Maltina Teacher of the Year, MTOTY, will emerge on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. This was made


The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin(Unilorin), Prof AbdulGaniyu Ambali, has denied rumours making the rounds that there is prevalence of rape


A brawl among six undergraduates over the heart of a girl, has led to the death of one in Jigawa


Other Interesting Posts

Ebenezer Obey reveals his battle with diabetes for 43 years
Music legend Ebenezer Obey has revealed he has been suffering from diabetes since 1974. Diabetes is a medical condition caused by high blood s...
Hunt animals, go to jail, NCF warns
Hunters hunting animals for bush meats have been warned that anyone found guilty of exploitation and commercial hunting of wild animals risked 10...
Court is not the place to settle political disputes, Sheriff advises Makarfi led-faction
National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has urged the Ahmed Makarfi led-faction of the party to embrac...
powered by RelatedPosts