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Ooni Of Ife Collaborate with Bank Of Agriculture Youth Empowerment

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The Bank of Industry has pledged their support to empower 150 youths through mechanised farming sequel to the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Eniitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja ll move to reduce youth unemployment.

The executive director of the bank, Mr Babatunde Igun said the youths would be supported with loan facilities for this purpose and that the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) was ready to provide financial and other support services for farmers and youths in the country to boost food production through mechanised farming system.

The monarch who expressed his concern about the increase of idle youths acoss the country while receiving the management of the bank in his palace noted that government and private sectors must be willing to assist youths to go back to farm- agriculture.

The Ooni also encouraged the BOA management to make their presence more visible in the country by providing loan to farmers.

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