2023 GOVERNORSHIP: Ejiogu-I’ll Boost Food Production In Imo

…Says: APGA’ll deploy OCOP model for export

By Ebenezer Ojor 

With the consistent rise in food prices in Imo State, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, for the scheduled November 11 governorship election in the state, Hon Tony Ejiogu has reiterated his commitment to run a policy-driven agriculture sector for ensure food sufficiency and export in the state.

Hon Ejiogu who made the disclosure recently in Owerri, hinted that his administration if elected, would fight hunger and rising cost of food by adopting what he called the One-community-One-Product, OCOP, model.

Ejiogu who has worked in a number of topclass foreign and home firms in the areas of policy, finance and management, further hinted that the revolutionalisation  of agriculture for sufficiency in food production, for export as well as to sustain agro-allied industries and create jobs, would remain one of the cardinal objectives of  his administration if elected governor on November 11.

Ejiogu noted that OCOP   was premised One-community-One-Product  initiative to develop specialty products from communities based on existing comparative advantage.

“The overarching objective is to make food abundant again , by making food abundant to return to their farmlands,  harnessing our agriculture potential fully and making the right investments so that our people can more than enough to eat,” the former Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to ex-Governor Ikedi Ohakim stated.


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