The Kayode Fayemi-led All Progressives Congress, APC, Ekiti State government has resumed clearing of over 20,000 hectares of land for farming across the state.

This quarter, over 20,000 hectares earmarked for clearing including: 5,000 hectares in Ipao; 2,011 hectares in Iyemero; 201 hectares in Osin; 500 hectares in Gede; 1,500 hectares in Orin and 200 hectares in Orin Farm Settlement, Ido Layout.

Recall that over 1,554 hectares of agricultural land across five local government areas of Oye, Irepodun/Ifelodun, Emure, Ido-Osi, and Ilejemeje were approved for clearing in 2019; while a significant portion of arable land has also been cleared at Ikun Dairy Farm.

The Ekiti State governor, Fayemi, has shown his commitment to activate the agricultural potential of the state and create jobs and wealth for the people of Ekiti in the agricultural sector with the ongoing clearing of significant land areas in the state.


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