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Ochendo Liberation Farms ready in three senatorial zones of Abia State

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UMUAHIA- ABIA State Government says its proposed Ochendo Liberation Farm to be set up in the three senatorial zone of the state is ready and will take off soon.

750 youth have already been selected from across the state to be the pioneer beneficiaries of the scheme.

The farm settlements are located in Abriba, Ukwa and Ikwuano for Abia North, South and Central zones, respectively.

As stated by the Commissioner for Information, Eze Chikamnayo, who briefed journalists, weekend, in Umuahia, each of the farm settlement has over 30 hectares of land.

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As stated by him, the farms will concentrate mainly on cassava, oil palm, cocoa, cashew which are areas the state already has comparative advantage while they will also go into other sector of agriculture.

Ezechikamnayo also announced that the 750 youth would be trained for nine months, after which they would be given incentives to establish their own farms as a way of empowering them.

Meanwhile, the government has said that it is building 12 modern secondary schools in ten Local Government Areas, with the target of giving the rural poor masses access to good education.

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