Thursday, 6 February 2020

G-Money; Ogaidang partners NIRSAL to unveil new opportunities for C'Riverians,

The Special Adviser to Governor Ayade on Industry, Mr. Chris Ogaidang has engaged the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc. in Calabar, in furtherance of efforts to help trickle down the benefits of the Sen. Benedict Ayade Agro- Industrial Revolution for of Cross Riverians.

Mr. Ogaidang expounded on Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade's vision to grow the Cross River State economy and create jobs, and wealth through Agro-Industrialization, and his passion for Cross Riverians to be the ultimate beneficiaries.

He said, "from primary production to processing, and marketing,  Prof. Ayade, the eternal visionary, sees the emergence of tens to hundreds of green millionaires in the state, as citizens invest in agriculture and industries".

He added that the aim of his visit was to seek partnership with NIRSAL to open up opportunities that abound in the organization for the benefit of Cross Riverians.

In his response, the Head PMRO, Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc. Calabar Mr. Progress Uduzeli said he was excited about the opportunity to partner with the Cross River State Government.

He said NIRSAL was focused on de-risking Agriculture and facilitating Agribusinesses. He continued that Cross River State was currently a leading state in Agro Industrialization in the nation, and NIRSAL wants very much to be part of the success story.

He further added that the NIRSAL had marked out, for support, a few agriculture value chains where Cross River had comparative advantage including those which the state industries will be off takers like rice, maize, cotton, cocoa etc.

Mr. Uduzeli encouraged Cross Riverians to seize the  opportunity that NIRSAL presents to invest in the Agro Industrialization vision of the governor in the state and become green millionaires.