The women wing of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Kano chapter has called on Kano state government to provide its members with interventions in order to boost their production capacity during both dry and rainy farming seasons.
The Kano State AFAN women leader, Hajiya Sidiya Fatima Sharif Gambo Yako stated this during the International Agric Expo 2018 held in Kano.
The Expo which was organized by the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRADC) in collaboration with Kano State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KACCIMA), AFAN and DFID was aimed at promoting agricultural activities along its value chain in the state.
Hajiya Sidiya added that, Kano female farmers were in need of assistance from government to boost their farming, livestock rearing, poultry keeping and fishery activities.
Declaring Expo open, Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje represented by his deputy, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna called on the beneficiaries of various agricultural loans to ensure prompt payment of the loans to enable other farmers benefit.
Ganduje said this would help in keeping the agricultural activities moving for better results.
Source: Daily Trust