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GOVERNOR ABUBAKAR TO FLAG-UP DISBURSEMENT OF N500 MILLION AGRICULTURAL LOAN

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GOVERNOR ABUBAKAR TO FLAG-UP DISBURSEMENT OF N500 MILLION AGRICULTURAL LOAN

NEWISSUES, Abuja

His Excellency, the Governor of Bauchi State Mohammed A. Abubakar will, on Monday, 23 November 2015 preside over the flag-up ceremony of the disbursement of nearly half a billion Naira agricultural loan for the benefit of more than 1,000 selected farmers of Bauchi State origin. The loan which was secured from Central Bank of Nigeria and attract 9% interest rate, moratorium of 3months and tenor of 4 years is set for disbursement to the beneficiaries.
The development is in line with the APC manifesto and the agenda of the administration under Governor Abubakar to ensure access to credit for Bauchi State farmers and to prioritize agriculture as the panacea to youth unemployment and restiveness.
Just three months ago, the Governor ordered for the repairs and reconstruction of the following wash out feudal roads which serves as links that facilitates the evacuation of agricultural produce to markets:

1. Soro-Gungura
2. Darazo-Gabchiari
3. Azare-Isawa-Giade
4. Darazo-Basirka
5. Dindima-Mainamaji
6. Tudun Gambo-Gokaru
7. Siri-Miya
8. Jama’are-Yola
9. Jama’are bye-pass
10 Tafawa Balewa-Bununu-Liman Katagum
11 Bogoro-Kalambu
12 Dass-Bunjang-Durr
13 Dass-Bagas
14 Dass-Makabarta
15 Misau-Ajili

The Government wish to restate its irrevocable commitment to deepen partnership and collaboration
with partners and non governmental organizations for the development of Bauchi State.

Mansur Manu Soro
Personal Assistant to the Governor, Development Partners and NGOs

 

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