• Agro-dealers threaten to back out of 2016/17 GES if N40 billion debt is not paid

    Agro-dealers threaten to back out of 2016/17 GES if N40 billion debt is not paid

    Agro-dealers have said they won’t participate in the 2016/2017 Growth Enhancement Support (GES), scheme if their outstanding balance of over N40 billion is not paid.

    The successive government entered into agreement with agro-dealers to supply farm inputs to farmers under the GES scheme, the agro-dealers were owed about N61 billion from the farm inputs that was supplied to the farmers, the present administration pledged to complete the payment with an initial commitment of N20 billion which was about 35 per cent of […]