Anambra State set to export 1m tubers of yam to Europe


Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has said his administration has perfected plans with the United States of America (USA) to export one million tubers of yam, as well as other vegetables to the United Kingdom.

Anambra State set to export 1m tubers of yam to Europe
Governor Willie Obiano

He noted that the state had trained some personnel that would embark on the exportation of goods, in addition to direct and indirect employments it would create.

Obiano stated this at S.S John and Paul Parish (Iba Pope), Awada, Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state during a mass to commemorate the visit of St John Paul II to the parish 35 years ago and 10 years of its dedication.

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The governor expressed the opinion that his administration in the past three years had invested heavily in agriculture to give the state economic respite. He said the state would soon produce 550,000 eggs per day to meet the needs of the people.


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