Stakeholders and farmers of Izzi Local Government Area have commended Governor David Nweze Umahi for the distribution of farm inputs to genuine farmers.
They made their feelings known during the 2019 farm inputs distribution at Iboko, the Headquarters of Izzi Local Government Area.
The chairman of Izzi Local Government Council Mr. Paul Nwogha flagged off the 2019 farming season input distribution of fertilizers, insecticide and undisclosed amount of money to genuine farmers at the Local Government Headquarters, Iboko.
Mr. Nwogha urged the farmers to use the inputs judiciously, in order to have bumper harvest at the end of the farming season and informed them that the money given to them was an interest free loan as they would refund it at the end of the farming season.
The traditional ruler of Ezza-Inyimagu autonomous community, Eze Linus Nwizi expressed gratitude to Governor David Nweze Umahi for coming to the aid of genuine farmers by providing them with farm inputs and wished him more fruitful years in office.
Some of the beneficiaries who bared their minds including; Mr. Marcellenus Nwazufu, Mr. Dominic Ogbonna as well as Mrs. Josephine Onwe praised the governor as the distribution of the inputs was truly and promised to use all the inputs wisely.
In an interview, the chairman Peoples Democratic Party, Izzi Local Government Area, Mr. Odilichukwu Okoye as well as the secretary, Izzi Local Government Area, Mrs. Helen Aduga eulogized the governor for keeping to his campaign promises and promised to be supportive of his administration so as to move the state to an enviable height.
The items distributed were about four thousand bags of NPK fertilizer, cartons of insecticides and undisclosed amount of money to genuine farmers.