Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said apart from offering means of transportation, the international cargo airport under construction in the state will facilitate export of agriculture produce when operational.
Fayemi said the state is also planning to grade over 1,000 kilometres of rural roads across the 16 local government areas of the state to increase farm produce for local and foreign income earnings.
He spoke on Friday during Ekiti State Rural Access and agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) stakeholders sensitisation meeting held in Ado Ekiti capital
14th March, 2020
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said Ekiti has the capacity
to feed the Southwest geopolitical zone and the country when the agricultural potentials of the state is fully
harnessed with the activation of all its plans. Dr. Fayemi stated this at a stakeholders’ sensitization meeting
on Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP), in Ado-Ekiti on Friday.
He said Ekiti, being an agrarian State, has been grossly underutilized by residents
who were predominantly farmers, hence, the determination of his administration to construct 1,000 km rural roads
from farms to markets across the State. To actualise the 1,000 km rural road construction, the Governor said
13th March, 2020
The World Bank has disclosed that Ekiti State would soon join the
list of states on the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP).
Giving the hints in Ado Ekiti when the World Bank team and the
National office of RAAMP paid a visit to Ekiti RAAMP office, the World Bank Task Team Leader, Fahard Ahmed explained that with the level of preparedness of Ekiti State coupled with the robust relationship that exists between the World Bank and Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the state is in a good position to join the project by January 2020. Ahmed and his team were particularly impressed
28th Feb., 2020
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