Sekyere Afram plains district has honored over three hundred (300) indigenous farmers in the district for their commitment towards food security in the country.
Categories of awards includes, district best youth farmer, district best extension officer, person with Disability in farming, best organized based group, best rice farmer, best farmer in livestock,best plantain farmer and many more.
At the end of the awards ceremony at Wenamda, the senior pastor of True Faith Church at Drobonso, Pastor Michael Opoku emerged as the district best farmer for 2021.
Speaking to the media, the district director of Agriculture, Mr Daniel Kwabena Adjei commended the farmers for their contributions and appealed to the government to support the farmers with road networks, mobile networks and to address issues between indigenous farmers and Fulani herdsmen.
The district best farmer in his response to the presentation expressed gratitude to the assembly and made passionate appealed to the government to put measures that will make farming more attractive for the next generation.
The district chief executive, Hon Sulamana Hamidu assured that, the district security council is collaborating with the RESEC to find lastly issues between indigenous farmers and Fulani herdsmen.
By Joseph Amoateng Jnr