100 Ekiti Cocoa Farmers Get Improved Seedlings


100 Ekiti Cocoa Farmers Get Improved Seedlings: A community leader, Chief Sesan Fabamise, has donated 10,000 cocoa seedlings to 100 farmers in Ijan-Ekiti, Ekiti, to increase cocoa production and to boost the economy of the community.

100 Ekiti Cocoa Farmers Get Improved Seedlings
100 Ekiti Cocoa Farmers Get Improved Seedlings

Speaking during the distribution of the seedlings, Fabamise said his desire to embark on the mission was borne out of the determination to make Ijan-Ekiti the cocoa hub of Ekiti.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ijan-Ekiti in Gbonyin Local Government in South Senatorial District of Ekiti, is renowned for cocoa production.

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The farmer said, “I wish to inform you that the variety of cocoa seedlings being distributed is the CRIN TC-8 that matures in 24 months if adequately cared for.”

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