8 more donated towards Farmers Day.

THE Ministry of Food and Agriculture has received cheques and donations from eight more companies towards the celebration of this year’s Farmers Day slated for the Aliu Mahama Stadium at Tamale, the Northern Region capital.

C Woerman Ghana Limited presented Boss Power tool machines and brush cutters, while Ben Tronicks presented agro chemicals and knapsack sprayers.

CFAO presented a Mofad motorbike valued at GH¢38,700, Vodafone presented a dummy cheque for GH¢20,000 and additional GH¢10,000 for the purchase of tablets to enable farmers transact their businesses using mobile phones.

Qualiplast presented assorted plastic products, Japan Motors donated a four wheel motorbike valued at US10,000 while Agro Innova presented a dummy cheque for GH¢8,000 worth of poultry software.

Mr Eric Sonujil Adjanku of CFAO said the company would be presenting outboard motors at the regional level to ensure that the fisher folks were motivated enough give off their best for the socio-economic development of the country.

Mr. Johnson Akaah and Angela Mensah-Poku of Vodafone who jointly presented the dummy cheque said the company was one of the country’s strategic partners and would continue to support the government appreciate the gallant farmers and fisher folk who had been the backbone of the country’s economy.

The Head of Operations of the Agro Innova, Moses Mallaghani said the company would provide software solutions to poultry farmers using their flat screen phones to enable them to market their produce using modern day technology.

Mr. Daniel Osei Nyarko of C Woerman Ghana Limited said the company had been in the country for the past 65 years and would continue to provide services and the technical expertise to support the government’s agricultural policies.

The Deputy Minister in-charge of Horticulture, Mr. George Boahen Oduro, who received the items commended the companies for supporting the ministry in its quest to organise a memorable occasion for the country’s farmers and Fisher folk.

BY LAWRENCE VOMAFA-AKPALU

 

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