*The Obol Lopon of Ugep, has donated parcels of land to the State Government for model farm projects and cluster rice farming.*
*Speaking during the visit of the agricultural sensitization team from Governor’s office, Ministry of Agriculture, RIFAN and Cross River State Rice Company, the Obol Lopon congratulated the Governor for his re-elction and describe the Governor as a blessing to State. Further, he donated parcels of land for demonstration plots and cluster rice farming. The Obol Lopon enjoined all farmers in Yakurr to key into the agricultural revolution program of His Excellency, the digital Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade.
*Earlier, in his remark, the team leader, Sir. Oliver Ntui (S.A to the Governor on Agricultural Enterprise Development) commended his Royal majesty, the Obol Lopon of Ugep for his warm hospitality, solicited his support for the revolutionary agricultural programs/projects of the State Governor. Sir. Ntui informed that government will continue to support farmers in the areas of rice, ginger, cassava farming, etc., with farming inputs, requisite technologies/innovations, training and cash support.*