A non-governmental organisation based in Imo State, Ezelukwu Ventures, has initiated plan to create 2,000 jobs in the agriculture sector.
Ezelukwu, in partnership with Agricultural Development Service, will go into large scale mechanised farming having acquired 21,000 hectares of land in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
The partnership is aimed at boosting food production, engaging the youths and generating raw materials, the NGO told newsmen.
According to the Managing Director, Austine Nnodim, “The organisation has already acquired over 21,000 hectares of land in the Southeast for the proposed project.”
“The organisations entered into agreement with the indigenes of Agbaobu and Umulolo communities in Okigwe council area of the state to ensure the success of the project,” he explained.
The project, he further stated, is directed at enhancing economic diversification and addressing the unemployment challenge in Nigeria.
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