Katsina Rice Farmers To Benefits From Dangote Outgrower Scheme
The president and CEO of Dangote Group of company Alh Aliko Dangote had on Thursday paid an investment visit to Katsina State Governor Rt. Hon Aminu Bello Masari.
According to Katsina Media & Publicity, Dangote explains to news men that in few weeks, his company will commit huge amount of money to support rice farmers through Private Outgrower Scheme.
Dangote will provide all the necessary inputs and implements to farmers and also uptake the produce at the end of harvest.
In Aliko Dangotes’ words ” we are in talk with State Government to promote Agriculture, specifically, we want to help rice farmers in order to have farming ethics, and we will be assisting them.
We want to help them with seedlings and also give them implements so that when they grow, we buy from them, we are going to go very aggressively in terms of the gulf of Agriculture… ”
The Governor expressed sincere appreciation for the visit.