Sixteen Farmers Receive Soft Loan From Anambra State Government.
The farmers received the loan during the opening ceremony of a four -day training organized for Rural Finance Institution Building Programme, RUFIN, groups on business and Entrepreneurship skill development by the state government through the Ministry of Agriculture, Mechanization, Processing, and Export.
The Rural Finance Institution Building Programme, RUFIN, is one of the programmes instituted by the Governor Obiano led administration to assist farmers in the state especially those at the hinterlands to boost agro production and ensure food sufficiency in the state.
Farmers participating in the ongoing four day training were drawn from Awka North and South, Anambra East and West, Orumba North and South, Aniocha, and Ayamelum Local Government Areas.
The beneficiaries received checks for the loan ranging from one hundred thousand naira to two hundred and fifty thousand naira.
Gov Willie Obiano was represented at the event by the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanization, Processing and Export, Mr Nnamdi Onukwuba.