Ayuba Bradeh, a small holder farmer in Kaduna has emerged the lucky winner of the N1 million star prize at the grand finale of the Candel Company Limited’s Cleanfarm project and raffle draw held in Lagos.
Candel had earlier this year, launched the ‘Candel Cleanfarm project’ designed to rid farms of herbicide bottles and remnants of agrochemicals, which pose significant health hazard to the ecosystem.
The project encourages farmers to return empty bottles of used Candel products and get financial reward at the same time.
Ayuba emerged the star winner from a national media draw conducted at the headquarters of Candel Company Limited under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment led by (Mrs) Agbenla Oluwatoyin, the federal controller, Lagos.
Speaking at the draw, the Managing Director of Candel Company Limited, Emmanuel Kattie, explained that the company embarked on the promotion to keep the environment clean and safe and enhancing the welfare of farmers across the country.
“We wanted something that will not only create excitement and fun for farmers but also enhance farmer’s productivity, efficiency and output,” he added.