Delta Plans Palm Oil Export
Governor Infeanyi Okowa of Delta State has reiterated the determination of his administration to establish a solid foundation for diversification of the economy of Delta State through the extensive development of the agricultural sector with the" flag-off 2018 small holder oil palm scheme ". He said the scheme would aim at production of palm oil for local consumption and export. Ok ow a kicked off the distribution of 220,000 palm seedlings, which would be planted in1, 517 hectares of land, during a ceremony at Ejeme-Unor, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday. The seedlings project was approved by the state government in 2016, and the distribution ceremony was attended by farmers and stakeholders from different parts of the state.