Akeredolu to partner College of Agriculture on advanced space technology

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu State has pledged his administration’s readiness to partner the Federal College Agriculture (FECA), Akure.

According to him, the aim is to boost agriculture in the state by facilitating the advanced space technology.

Akeredolu made the pledge on Monday in Akure during a courtesy call on him by the college management.

The governor. who was represented by his deputy, Lucky Ayedatiwa, acknowledged the importance technology in driving the economy.

explained that his administration was committed to making agriculture attractive to the youths and women across the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state.

“The present administration will continue to seek partnerships and engagement that will boost agriculture in the state.

“I believe advanced space technology will enhance productivity in agriculture and also help in the management the earth in terms monitoring and evaluation,” said.

Earlier, Dr Akinyemi Fadiyimu, the Provost FECA, said the visit was to inform Akeredolu the forthcoming advanced space workshop which is meant to enhance technologically-based agriculture in the state.

Fadiyimu, who lauded the giant strides the Akeredolu administration in agriculture, called on the government to support agricultural through technology.

The provost also praised the for the Youths in the Ridges initiative which had empowered the youth to engage in agriculture in the state. (NAN)