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The Kwara State Government has assured Women Farmers of the present administration’s commitment to equitable distribution of its agricultural intervention programmes. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muritala Olarewaju gave the assurance when the Centre for Community Empowerment and Poverty Eradication (CCEPE) and Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Kwara State Chapter, paid him an advocacy visit in his office.

 Alhaji Olarewaju disclosed that the State Government, is leaving no stone unturned at ensuring that women farmers have access to necessary support in the areas of credit facility, farm input, training, crop insurance and innovative technology among others, for them to compete favourably with their male counterparts in the State. He enjoined Non-Governmental Organisations to endeavour to seek information on government’s policies