Breaking: Buhari commissions largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Breaking: Buhari commissions largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, September 12, joined Governor Nasir El-Rufai to commission Nigeria’s largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farms and hatchery in Kaduna state.

The OLAM farms has a storage facility of 50,000 metric tonnes estimated to sell 72,000,000 eggs and 52,600,000 day old chicks.

NAIJ.com gathered that the $150million project will employ 8,000 Nigerians through direct and indirect labor and 200 veterinary doctors.

Breaking: Buhari commissions largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

President Buhari in a chat with Governor El-Rufai on changing the face of governance in Kaduna state Photo credit: Twitter, Kaduna state government

Breaking: Buhari commissions largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

President Buhari commissioning the $150million Olam Integrated Feed Mill and Poultry Photo credit: Bayo Omoboriowo

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See more photos of the project below:

Breaking: Buhari commissions largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari paying rapt attention to the ongoing remarks Photo credit: Twitter, Kaduna state government

Breaking: Buhari commissions largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Governor Nasir El-Rufai making his remarks at the commissioning of the project Photo credit: Twitter, Kaduna state government

Buhari to commission integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nigeria's largest integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery Photo credit: Twitter, Ólakúnlé Sómóyè

Buhari to commission integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

President Buhari will join Kaduna state governor to commission the $150million Olam Integrated Feed Mill and Poultry Photo credit: Twitter, Ólakúnlé Sómóyè

Buhari to commission integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

The OLAM Farms has a storage facility of 50,000 metric tonnes Photo credit: Twitter, Ólakúnlé Sómóyè

Buhari to commission integrated animal feed mills, breeding farm and hatchery in Sub-Saharan Africa

The poultry is the largest of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa Photo credit: Twitter, Ólakúnlé Sómóyè

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NAIJ.com previously reported that the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) is set to deliver 4 million bags of 50kg Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium (NPK) fertilizer to farmers, at an affordable price, before the end of 2017.

In a statement released by Attah Esah, the deputy director (Information), State House on Sunday, September 10, Mallam Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, disclosed the news at an audience participation programme on FRCN Kaduna.

Shehu also said that the 11 fertilizer blending plants in the country will be increased to 18 by the end of the year; which will, in turn, provide direct employment to no fewer than 50,000 Nigerians.

Watch this NAIJ.com video as traders speak on the state of agriculture in the country:

Source: Naija.ng

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