President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government through its flagship programme “planting for export and rural development has presented one hundred and twenty thousand (120, 000) palm nut seedlings to over one hundred farmers in the Achiase district of Eastern region.
The district chief executive for Achiase district, Richmond Kofi Amponsah Agyabeng during the presentation advised the beneficiary farmers to plant the seedlings and not to sell or dump them somewhere as some farmers have done before.
He explained that the seedlings were given to the farmers free of charge by the government without any payment of money.
District Director of Agriculture at Achiase , Mr Kafui Sarfo,who told the media that his outfit had set up monitoring team to monitor the activities of the beneficiaries.
He advised all the beneficiaries to use it for its purpose than selling it. Some of the beneficiary farmers who spoke to ATV news expressed their sincere gratitude to the government for its concern.