ANAMBRA State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has added laurel to his collections of award, this time, ” 2018 Buhari Agricultural Revolution Network” merit award.
The governor, whose agric policies have caught the admiration of all, got federal government’s notice for the presentation of certificate of merit in recognition of his giant strides in agricultural development in Nigeria.
According to federal government’s message to the governor made available to the media, the governor is requested to avail himself for the merit award for outstanding performance in agric development, particularly in Anambra State and Nigeria generally.
“We wish to refer to our letter dated December 6, 2018 which conveyed to you the Buhari Agricultural Revolution Network (BARN) Outstanding Merit Award, for your contributions to agricultural development of Anambra State”, the letter reads in part.
Further information contained in the message shows that the award is an anual event aimed at recognising individuals or groups who have contributed in significant ways toward building strong national economy hinged on agriculture and other relevant food proficiency and sustainability channels.
It will be recalled that Gov Obiano has boosted the standard of living for ndi-Anambra and residents with his massive agro production. He has as well attracted unprecedented number of direct foreign and local investments through the agricultural programmes of the state.
For those who know the current agro potentials of the state, the award has not come with any surprise, as the president will only be spurring him to blaze more trails, come Saturday, June 29, 2019, when he steps up to receive his deserved award.