Student researcher urges Rivers Govt. to revisit Songhai, Buguma fish farms


Mr Rogers Ogan, a Doctoral Research student, Department of Accountancy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has urged Government to revisit its Songhai and Buguma fish farms investment in state.




Ogan told Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Port Harcourt that abandonment of Songhai farm that covered almost every aspect of farming was a loss to state.

He said that beyond aerial view of Songhai farm, place was a tourist resort as international conferences and seminars were organised there.

“If the Songhai farm, the Banana Plantation and Fish farms by the previous administration have been functional till date, over 100,000 youths will benefit from it.




“If you are in Songhai farm, you will think that you are abroad, but it is and not abroad; I can’t believe that the Songhai farm is still moribund,” he alleged.

According to Ogan, if Gov. Nyesom Wike will allow Public Private Partnership (PPP) to manage this investment built by the previous administration, Rivers will achieve .





“There was a silent revolution in the agriculture sector aimed at ensuring in Rivers.

“I urge our listening governor, Wike to visit Songhai and Buguma fish farms, to and lots more, he will be convinced and ensure that the farms become functional,” he pleaded.




The student researcher commended the Rivers Government for completing a Cassava Processing Plant in Oyigbo Government Area that would over 4,500 youths. (NAN)