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Août
17
2017
Bamenda 3 : Free gift offer to farmers
The farmers of the Bamenda 3 subdivision, today benefited from a donation of farming tools and equipment.

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The farmers of the Bamenda 3 subdivision, today benefited from a donation of farming tools and equipment from Mayor Fonguh Cletus Anyeh. Termed "a free gift offer", the farming tools and equipment are intended to support and improve the farming activities of these farmers who work in groups.

The gifts comprised of wheel barrows, trucks, boots, sprayers, generating sets hoes, diggers, a grinding mill, two motorized oil press and two mechanic oil machines among others.

While handing over the gifts, Mayor Fonguh exalted the farmers for their hard work and encouraged them to continue and make maximum use of the farming tools.

On his part, the Divisional Delegate of Agriculture and Rural Development Mr Fuchi Thomas Song, assured the farmers of the technical assistance available for them all from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development while encouraging them to continue working in their farming groups in order to get the best of assistance and support.

The handing over ceremony was presided at by the Mayor of the Bamenda 3 Council, Fonguh Cletus Anyeh, at the conference hall of the Bamenda 3 council.

On their part, the beneficiaries thanked their benefactor and promised to use the equipment and tools effectively for better proceeds but like Oliver Twist, requested for more.

Mayor Fonguh reacting to their quest, made a pledge to support the farmers next year and promised that the 2017 Agro-pastoral show of the Bamenda 3 municipality will be held at the end of the year and apologized that it was due to some major shortcomings, that the annual event was not held last year.

Eileen SAMA, North-West Region

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