From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Niger state government has commenced the official sales and distribution of NPK fertilizer for 2021 season at the cost of N8,000 per bag.
The Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed Ketso stated this yesterday at the flag off ceremony in Minna.
He disclosed that the state has procured 27 and half of trucks, making 15,000 metric tons of fertilizers for distribution to the 25 Local Government Areas.
He explained that government is doing everything possible to mitigating the security challenges facing the state, and assured small scale farmers of subsidized production inputs.