Oyo State Government to partner Foreign and local investors on Livestock farming

The Oyo State Government has reiterated its readiness to partner with more foreign and local investors to further promote large scale livestock farming for the economic development of the State. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Olalekan Alli, representing Governor Abiola Ajimobi, stated this while declaring open the Nigeria Poultry and Livestock Expo held at the International Conference Center, University of Ibadan.

He disclosed that the State Government has taken some giant steps in promoting Agriculture, especially in the livestock and fishery industries which indigenous farmers in the State have benefitted from immensely. Mr Alli said that the present administration in the state has created a conducive environment for farmers and investors to operate without hindrance, saying that this has ensured growth in business and economic development of the state.

He therefore enjoined participants at the International exhibition to explore the latest technology in poultry, dairy, livestock and fishery farming, saying that this will solve the problems facing the livestock industry.