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Old Western Region talked on ‘How to fight recession’.

Former member of the Old Western Region House of Parliament, Elder
John Oladeji Adeyemo,  has urged Governor Ibikunle Amosun to harness the
potential in local rice production to boost Ogun State’s socio-economic
development.

He spoke at a thanksgiving service for his son, Pastor Toyin Abayomi
Adeyemo’s elevation to Divisional Overseer of Christ Gospel Mission
International, Lagos and Ogun chapter.

He said there were many benefits if the government could shift
attention to local rice production, adding that it would be a major
factor for the state to get out of recession.

”I want to draw the attention of Governor Amosun to local rice
production as it will be a major factor for the state to be out of
economic recession.

“Research conducted few years back shows that, demand for local rice
intake in a social event is higher  than that of the refined rice,”
Adeyemo said.

He said the state is blessed with vast  land that can boost the
production of the local rice variety in high quantity as well as
exporting it to other African countries.

Speaking on Amosun’s performance with regards to infrastructural
development, Pastor Adeyemo said the governor should focus on
developmental drive, saying he should not be distracted.

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