30,000 rice farmers in Bauchi State are to benefit from the 2019 dry season rice farming loan.
The State Chairman, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Dr. Yahaya Adamu Yusuf disclosed this at the flagging off of commodities distribution under the Anchor Borrower’s programme for this year’s farming in Bauchi at the weekend.
He said the Anchor Borrowers programme had boosted the economic status of its beneficiaries in addition to advancement of agricultural sector.
According to him, the Bauchi State Government had assisted over 20,000 rice farmers in the state, who have benefited from the Anchor Borrower’s programme.
He said that the farm inputs were distributed to the beneficiaries based on the need of their farmland.
He appealed to the beneficiaries torepay the loans on time to enable others benefit.