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Agric tops Ortom’s discussion with Ambassador of Belarus

The Republic of Belarus has promised to support Benue State in expanding the state’s agriculture value chain programmes.

Belarus Ambassador to Nigeria, Vyacheslav Bril made the pledge today when he met with Governor Samuel Ortom in Abuja.

Mr Bril said his country had decided to collaborate with states such as Benue which have high potential in agriculture, in order to build relationships for greater development.

He disclosed that Belarus would soon establish an agricultural equipment assembling plant in Nigeria to offer farmers of the country top quality products.

The Ambassador commended Governor Ortom for addressing issues of security and the attention he has given to agriculture in his state.

Responding, the Governor informed Ambassador Bril that Benue has a deliberate policy to deepen mechanized farming and realize the complete agriculture value chain from cultivation to processing of products.

He expressed willingness of the State to collaborate with Belarus.

“We are ready to partner Belarus. We focused on security in the first four years by providing the enabling laws and other measures to ensure the safety of lives and property in the state. This, we did as a deliberate step to create the right environment for business”, the Governor stated.

Governor Ortom thanked Mr Bril for the visit and promised to sustain ties with the government and people of Belarus.

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