…..processing plant will be able to produce other products
In a bid to diversify the economy and boost the economic activities in the agricultural sector, Executive Chairman Ogbomoso South Local Government, Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy on Friday visited Kajola market Garri Processing Industry.
Speaking during the working visit to the Garri processing industry located at Kajola Market, Arowomole Ogbomoso, Hon Oyedokun disclosed that equipping the cassava plant will ensure more production of end products derived from cassava.
Hon Oyedokun, said that the cassava (garri) processing plant when equipped will further boost the commodity value chain as well as boost job creation for youths in the local government.
He said: “This processing plant will create thousands of jobs for the youths, as it would cut across the entire agricultural value chain from production to processing and marketing.
“it will further compliment the state’s agripreneur drive aimed at creating employment for the youths, as Ogbomoso South local government decided to key into Engr Seyi Makinde’s agricultural drive because the state and our local government are among the highest producers of cassava flakes in the country” he added.
Oyedokun said when equipped the processing plant will be able to produce other products such as Starch, Flour for the production of bread and other flour products.
The local government boss was accompanied by his Chief of Staff Hon Rotimi Oladipupo, Leader Ogbomosho South legislative arm Hon Alao Tunji, Deputy-Leader Ogbomoso South legislative arm Hon Mudashiru Akanni among others.