Mr Afolabi Kayode, the Chairman, All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Osun branch, on Monday said the association had farm lands for interested persons who wanted to embrace agriculture in the state.
Kayode told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo said, “We have lands at different farm settlements across the state for interested persons who need land for farming. “The only requirement is for prospective farmers to register with AFAN as members with a sum of N1, 500 and the association will make land available to such person for farming, “ he said.
Kayode also said that the available lands and farm settlements were acquired by the association strictly for cultivation of crops.
He, however, lauded the state government for supporting the farmers stressing that the support had helped to boost agricultural production in the state.
He also appealed to youths and other people who were interested in farming in Osun to contact the association`s officials.