By Paul Olayemi, Sapele
Farmers under a registered Co-operative Society, Good Choice Farmers in Degele-Elume in Sapele Local Government of Delta State has appealed to the Federal Government to direct the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and relevant stakeholders to intervene so that they can commence the rice wet season farming. adding that the refusal of CBN to release funds is making a mockery of the good intentions of the Buhari’s administration in the agricultural sector.
In a petition addressed to the nation’s President, the group also narrated their ordeals at the Central Bank Nigeria(CBN)/Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL)office in Asaba after forwarding their expression of interest.
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The letter titled ‘Our ordeal in the hands of CBN/NIRSAL since 2019:Appeal for urgent intervention’ signed by Mr Sunday…