Agricultural Development: Prince Iyke Nnoka Of Beeteec Farms,Commends ADB President, Adeshina.. Urges African Youths To Embrace The Noble Culture Of Farming
A lot has been said of the vision and agricultural work ethic of Nigerian born African Development Bank(ADB) President Dr Akinwunmi Adeshina
Under him as Nigeria's former minister of agriculture, the farmers nationwide lived a prosperous life of harvest
In an exclusive interview with World industry leaders Site,a front roll player in the country's agricultural sector, Prince Iyke Nnoka of Beeteec farms in Kwara, Lagos and Edo, gave Adeshina a part on the back and also spoke on the immence joy and benefits of farming and what the government can do to lure many youths to the field.
Q:On what inspired him into farming?
"I was motivated into farming because because of the hidden potential in that field for without agriculture and food sufficiency there will be not be
meaningful development in the country- for when you eat well you will think right"
Q:On the the state of farming in kwara state where beeteec is presently running a pilot project.
"There is hope even though the people are yet to embrace farming more especially the youths who sees it as a waste of time and energy consuming. so they need to be motivated..but we must surely get there"
Q: On his advice to the
" Our government must flag off a massive campaign of motivation to boost the image of agriculture and they must also encourage modern
technologies in agricultural activities".
Q: On his candid view on the
ADB President Dr Akinwumi Adeshina
" Adeshina is pride of Africa as a whole,he tried when he was agriculture minister and no one has being able to match his records to bring back agriculture practices and now that he is ADB Chief he has not done badly and must be praised for helping to facilitate loans from ADB to Nigerian farmers.
Q: His advice to the youths that hates farming
" This sad notion must change, they youths must change their orientation and embrace farming, for it is a noble profession the needs youths massive involvement.
© World Industry Leaders
Marketing Hotline: +234 7042631895