Tony Collins-Nwabunwanne inaugurates N100 million Naira? Cassava Processing Facility by FG at Umueze Anam Community


www.odogwublog.com reports that multi-million naira cassava processing facility with water borehole, constructed by the Federal Government /IFAD Value Chain Development Programme for Nneamaka Multipurpose Co-operative Society,
Umueze Anam in Anambra West Local Government Area has been inaugurated for use.

The inauguration which was part of activities lined up for the field tour embarked upon by the Federal Government IFAD Value Chain Development Programme midterm review team, attracted farmers and stakeholders in the Agricultural sector from within and outside the community.

Performing the ceremony, the Transition committee Chairman for Anambra West Local Government Area, Mr Tony Collins-Nwabunwanne said the project has direct and numerous positive impact on the rural populace.

Mr Nwabunwanne while assuring total security and maintenance of the facility as the council has taken full ownership of it, appealed for the expansion of the nearby market to accommodate more people.

The team leader, Federal Government/ IFAD Value Chain Development Programme Mid-term Review Mission, Professor Jones Lemchi, charged members of Nneamaka Multipurpose Co-operative Society to use the proceeds from the processing plant to diversify their business to achieve the aims and objectives of the programme.

On her part, the Chairperson of Nneamaka Multipurpose Co-operative Society Umuezeanam, Mrs Theresa Obi, who testified that the project has positively transformed their lives as they have already commenced the construction of a relaxation centre with the proceeds from the project, commended the Federal Government/IFAD VCDP for coming to their aid.

In a remark, the State Programme Coordinator, IFAD Value Chain development Programme, Mr Nnamdi Agwuncha said as the programme emphasizes women participation, the enrolment of women in the programme meets the gender specification while local governments and communities are involved in all road activities to ensure sustainability.

High points of the tour were the official commissioning of a multi-million naira market infrastructure with VIP toilet and taking of ownership by members of IFAD VCDP farmers at Mmiata Anam, Anambra West Local Government Area.
Tony Collins-Nwabunwanne inaugurates N100 million Naira? Cassava Processing Facility by FG at Umueze Anam Community Tony Collins-Nwabunwanne inaugurates N100 million Naira? Cassava Processing Facility by FG at Umueze Anam Community Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Monday, March 19, 2018 Rating: 5

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