Agriculture: Abia Rice farmers get improved Rice Seedlings from Cross Rivers State.

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The dividends of Governor Ikpeazu’s trip to Cross River State few days ago have continued to increase by the day.

Abia rice farmers have received loads of improved rice seedlings from Cross Rivers State to improve yields in Abia State.

The coordinator of the Abia State Accelerated Rice Development program, Pastor Okechukwu Dike received another trailer load in Bende Local government headquarters this morning to enable rice farmers in the area to have easy proximity. Farmers from Ohafia, Abam, Bende, Arochukwu LGAs etc can assess the local government council while others can get their seedlings from Uzuakoli Main Market

Distribution to Abia State Rice farmers started since yesterday and is still ongoing.

Rice farmers are to go to those locations and collect the improved seedlings according to their capacity and number of paddies they can handle.

Recall that Rice farmers at Dam Rice field in Bende yesterday, received farming implements from the Governor.

The Governor of Abia State , Okezie Victor Ikpeazu PhD. has made everything easy for Abia state rice farmers, in order to enhance effective and massive rice production in the State.

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