Oke-Ogun area’s farmers of Oyo State said a failed flood forecast and lack of state input in agriculture would make maize scarce in the year 2021. They come under the banner of Association of Farm Settlers. They informed on Sunday The farmers said it’s members lost many naira within the year 2020 planting season as a result of government ‘failure to support agricultural produce.’
The group made this disclosure during a communique issued after its emergency meeting held in Iseyin area of the state to deal with the plight of maize farmers within the state. The farmers claimed many of its members had decided to not affect maize planting again due to lack of farm implements and manpower.
Data source: All Africa news