Al-Makura flags-off sales of fer­til­izer at N4000

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Has­san Ibrahim, Lafia

Nasarawa State Gover­nor Umaru Tanko AlMakura has flagged off the sales of 90, 000 bags of as­sorted fer­til­izer at sub­si­dized rate of N4000 to farm­ers in the state.

Speak­ing dur­ing the launch yes­ter­day, Gover­nor Al-Makura ges­ture was aimed at en­sur­ing har­vest in this year crop­ping sea­son.

He urged farm­ers to pur­chase fer­til­iz­ers in the head­quar­ters of their re­spec­tive lo­cal govern­ment and de­vel­op­ment ar­eas.

The gover­nor vowed to deal with any­one caught divert­ing fer­til­izer no mat­ter his sta­tus.

Re­spond­ing, State Chair­man of All Farm­ers As­so­ci­a­tion Ishaq Muazu ap­pealed for fur­ther re­duc­tion of the price from N4, 000 to N3, 000. in Lafia said the pumper

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