Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Home Business Dantata Foods, Cross River State to create jobs through AgribusinessI

Dantata Foods, Cross River State to create jobs through AgribusinessI

by Sunuai Bature

The government of Cross River is partnering wi th one of the Africa’s leading Agro-processing firms Dantata Foods and Allied Products Limited to promote Agribusiness and investment in the State.

Under this partnership, Dantata foods will create twelve thousand(12,000) direct and indirect jobs in Cross River state through various agro-processing programmes within the next three years.

This was made known by the Chairman of the company Alh. Tajuddeen Aminu Dantata while briefing Government house press shortly after a strategic investment meeting with the Governor Prof Ben Ayade in Calabar.

Represented by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, the General Manager Corporate Services company, Alhaji Tajuddeen Dantata said they were impressed by the ease of doing business policies of Ayade administration.

“We are here to support the state with a variety of agribusiness activities at all levels of four crops in the Agricultural value chains, Rice, maize, cotton and groundnut. We will engage smallholder farmers and establish processing plants in state to create jobs for the teaming youth (men and women).”

On his part, Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state said agriculture is the future of Africa, as such, his administration places great value on development of the sector as it guarantees mass employment to the citizenry with its attendant multiplier effects across the value chain.

Prof. Ayade further reiterated his commitment in providing the enabling environment for Agribusiness to thrive in the state.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here



Most Popular

Insecurity: Buratai meets top commanders

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, is presently holding a meeting with Principal Staff Officers and top army commanders...

English in Twos: Episode 21

By Bashir Jammaje Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the...

EndSars: NECO postpones examination indefinitely

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has indefinitely postponed the on-going 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination.

#EndSARS: FG sets up N25bn youth fund — Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday, said the Federal government has created a N25bn youth fund...