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Millers donate seeds to wheat farmers

The Flour Milling Association of Nigeria (FMAN) yesterday donated 2,000 units of wheat seeds in 50kg bags for distribution to farmers in all the wheat producing states of Nigeria in fulfilment of an agreement signed in June 2016.

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Addressing representatives from the wheat producing states, FMAN Executive Secretary, Alhaji Olalekan Saliu, said seeds donation is the first part of the association’s two-phase support programme to wheat farmers, that under phase-two, the association has placed an order for the supply of multi-crop threshers which will be distributed to farmers in February 2018.

Receiving the seeds on behalf of the Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) Alhaji Salim Muhammad, noted that the millers have fulfilled their part of the bargain, saying it is now left to farmers to do their best in producing wheat that will meet the millers’ demand.

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