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Obasanjo diversifies into Avocado farming, says Nigeria to attain Africa’s largest producer by 2030

As part of efforts to set good example for jobless Nigerian youths who pursue white collar jobs at the detriment of agribusiness and agricultural practice, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has begun cash crops farming, diversifying into Avocado farming in addition to the livestock farming for which the elder statesman is known for through the farming industry – Obasanjo Farms Nigeria Limited (OFN).

BusinessDay reports that former President Obasanjo’s investment in the Avocado farming was borne out of the fact that the country targets to be the largest producer of Avocado crop in Africa by 2030 with the sustained investments and enthusiasm of the country’s farmers. Read More…

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