El-Rufai Commends Olam on Agricultural Investments and Reforms

Olam Nigeria, a leading player in the Nigerian
agriculture value chain, has been commended by Governor, Nasir El-Rufai of
Kaduna State, for paving the way through its agricultural investments and
reforms in the country.

El-Rufai, who was speaking recently at the
ground-breaking ceremony for a Tomato processing factory, held at Kangimi, in
Igabi Local Government Area of the state, stated that it was because of the
activities of organizations like Olam that Kaduna state has become a worthy
ground for business, attracting both local and international organizations.

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The governor noted that firms like Olam demonstrate
why Kaduna State is ranked as the Number One destination for doing business in
Nigeria, by the World Bank’s Doing Business Report.

He said: “The Kaduna State Government welcomes this latest
investment in the agricultural potentials of our state. Olam showed the way
back in 2017 when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned its Hatchery and Feed
Mill project that is sited in our Chikun Local Government Area.”

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Olam’s Feed Mill, Hatchery and Breeder Farms, located
along the Kaduna -Abuja Expressway, is a huge investment and the largest such
facility in West Africa. The feed mill sources over 150,000 tons of Corn and
75,000 tons of soybean from local farmers, which has encouraged many smallholder
farmers to increase the production of these crops. …read more

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Source:: MediaCraft