In furtherance of fulfilling his campaign promises to his constituency, Honourable Representing Irepo, Olorunsogo and Oorelope Federal constituency, Honorable Olumide Abiodun Ojerinde has facilitated a training for cassava and yam farmers for his people.
In a statement released and made available to Heritageecho.com, after the conclusion of the training which was held at the Bayo Ojerinde Memorial Hall, igboho yesterday, aimed at improving the standard of tuber farming in the federal constituency and was handled by Nigeria agricultural quarantine service in conjunction with Letrix technology and consulting.
The training which was held at two centers, igbeti and igboho respectively, the igboho center focused on yam farmers while the second center held at the igbeti town hall focused on cassava farmers.
In his welcome address at the Bayo Ojerinde memorial hall, Honorable Olumide Abiodun Ojerinde who was represented by Mr Adeyemi Aderounmu at the event informed the farmers that they are always in the thoughts of the honorable and doing his possible best to put his constituency at the front in all ramifications.
He further highlighted that Omo Olore has honorable Olumide Abiodun Ojerinde fondly called has sponsored a bill at the green Chamber to establish a cassava processing company at igbeti.
Highlights of the event is a comprehensive training on modern method of planting cassava and yam which was handled by Doctor Yemi popoola after which questions were entertained.
The training is billed to continue today where further methods will be imparted to the farmers and certificate will be awarded to the participants
Among dignitaries that graced the event were the Apc party Chairman Mohammed jisoro, Irepo local government Apc chairman Honorable Awoyale and other Apc leaders in the federal constituents.