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Fatoba Distributes Millions Naira Worth Equipment To Farmers In Ekiti

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In fulfilment of one of his electoral promises to boost agricultural production in his constituency, member representing Ekiti Central Federal constituency One, Hon. Olusola Fatoba distributed millions naira worth of modern farm equipment to farmers in Ekiti State.

The benefited Ekiti famers were selected from Ado Local Government, and  Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government in Ekiti State.

The  farmer's empowerment programme took place at Hon. Fatoba's constituency office in Odo Ado, Ado Ekiti on Thursday.

The empowerment programme which was well attended by dignitaries and farmers that cut across Ado, Irepodun/Ifelodun had in attendance the APC party chairman in  Ado Ekiti LG, Hon. 
Mike Akinleye, his counterpart from Irepodun/Ifelodun, Hon. Ope Ogundele, the Director General  Fatoba Campaign Organisation, Chief Maiyegun Peters.

Also in attendance was the Deputy Director of Fatoba Campaign Organization, Hon.Tunde Omotoso, and other leaders like, Hon. Samuel Ogunsakin, Engr. Niyi Falade, Mr Banji Abiodun, councillors in Ado, Irepodun/Ifelodun, all ward chairmen and their executives, farmer's associations and APC party members.

Hon. Fatoba who was ably represented by his campaign DG said the empowerment programme was in fulfillment of his electoral promises to boost agricultural production in Ado, Irepodun/Ifelodun and a way of giving back to his constituents.

The Reps. member urged the farmers who were beneficiaries of the empowerment programme to judiciously make use of the modern farm equipment to work on their farmlands.

Fatoba promised to provide them with more modern farm equipment and chemicals to boost their agricultural production.

Speaking at the programme, the APC party chairman in Ado and  in his counterpart from Irepodun/Ifelodun commended Hon. Sola Fatoba for this brilliant initiative and giant strides.

They added that he has been keeping to his electoral promises and promised to support him for the second term as Reps. member.

The equipment distributed are, motorized sprayer(Model 769), Pumping Machine, Power Weeder(stroke engine), Double seed planter,  2 wheel Brush Cutter, Adjustable Lance, fertilizer Applicator, Drip Tapes(2000m) for irrigation, mental seed planter,  Transplanter, Brush cutter,  Rain Boots, Hector spraying pump.

One of the beneficiaries of the empowerment programme that spoke with journalists on behalf of Farmer's association in Ado Ekiti, Mr Adeoti Adebayo commended Hon. Fatoba for giving attention to farmers and providing them with modern equipment with a view to boosting agricultural production.

He said, "the distribution of modern farm equipment to farmers in Ado, Irepodun/Ifelodun by Hon. Fatoba is laudable and first of its kind"

Mr. Adebayo went further that" the immense contribution of Hon.
Fatoba towards agricultural production in our local government can not be wished away and highly commendable"

The farmers who were in their hundred thanked Hon. Fatoba for the kind gestures and prayed for his continual success.