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.

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