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Presidential Fertilizer Initiative Programme has commenced. Eleven blending plants are in now in full operation in different locations across the country. The fertilizer will be sold to farmers at a price of N5,500 per 50KG bag only by State Governments, registered distributors and dealers registered with FEPSAN. Intrested distributors/dealers to participate in the scheme can register with any of the blending plants and at FEPSAN office at No 1. NIDB Building, Muhammadu Buhari way, Kaduna. Whistle blower Nos: 08175777724, 08175077773

By agronigeria

December 20, 2016

Audu OgbehThe Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has in strong terms stated that it has no affiliation with the promoters of Capfis Program advertised on the internet.


In a release signed by the Director of Information, FMARD, Tony Ohaeri, expressed that the Ministry was not aware of any cassava processing intervention scheme which sought to provide a two weeks intensive training with on mechanized cassava cultivation coupled with loaded benefits as advertised on their website.
“It has come to the notice of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development that certain individual/individuals have placed an advertisement on the internet inviting people to register in a certain programme named CAPFIS. The advertisement also said that the programme is supported by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development”.
According to the advertisement, participants are to get benefits such as the allotment of cassava and 5 hectares to cultivate cassava to each participant, N20,000 monthly allowances, Provision of accommodation, 25% accrued profit on inter cropping opportunity and N1,000,000 after 8-9 months as reward for monitoring and nurturing the farmland.
Ohaeri refuted claims that the program was endorsed by the ministry as stated in the advertisement.
“The Ministry wishes to inform the general public that it does not know the promoters of the advertisement (Programme) and has not given expressed support in any form to the said programme”.
He however advised members of the public to validate such programmes with the Ministry before getting involved.
http://agronigeria.com.ng/fmard-refutes-claim-capfis-collaboration/

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  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and value
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

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