The Consul General of the US Consulate in Nigeria, Ms. Claire Pierangelo on a tour at TUNS Farms in Osogbo. She said the nation would experience rapid growth if the farmers receive necessary supports from government.
TUNS Farms who is a major supplies of chicken products to ShopRite, KFC and other reputable international eateries nationwide. In a tour around the facilities led by the TUNS General Manager Mr Taofeek Badmus. The Consul General urged the Nigerian government to give more support to the farmers in this country as the US government is doing.
This is the only way to ensure food security and boost the nation’s economy. “We came here to inspect this farm to see the level of compliance with the international standard. We are happy with the facility here and we are satisfied with the products.”.
The Chairman of TUNS Farms, Asiwaju Tunde Badmus lauded the US Mission for organizing regular training for farmers so as to imbibe the global best practices in the agribusiness.”We are grateful to the US government for the training for our farmers here. The training has helped us to improve in agribusiness.”. Asiwaju Badmus also appealed to government to assist the farmers in their agribusiness.
Top government officials from the state included the Special Adviser and Commissioner of Agriculture and Food Security, Commissioner of Special Duties and Integration as well as Commerce and Industry in the state and other line ministries were at the inspection.