Agriculture: Fayemi woos investors, as African largest snail farm commences operation in Ekiti

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By Demola Atobaba

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has affirmed the readiness of his government to partner and synergize with any private Agric initiative and investors in the state.

The governor gave the assurance while speaking at the official commissioning of Egbeja Snail Village in Okemesi-Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government Areas.

The snail farm which is a private investment in the state is designed to be the largest snail farming in Nigeria and the second largest in Africa. It contains the capacity to produce a minimum of two thousand six hundred metre tone sales per annum.

Dr Fayemi commended the initiative of the brains behind the farm project, adding that his administration will continue to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.

The governor was thereafter conducted round the various facilities on the farm.

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