Maize farmers envisage bountiful harvest this year


Mr. Sam Kwa’na, the Chairman, Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN), Benue chapter, has assured Nigerians of bountiful harvest this year. Kwa’na gave the assurance in Makurdi , Benue state, North- Central Nigeria.

He said that maize farmers had taken adequate care of their farms with a view to having bountiful harvest this year. ”We are optimistic that we will reap bountifully during this year’s harvesting period.

Even now, some of our members who planted the crop early have started harvesting theirs and the yields are good’’ ,he said.

The association’s chairman further said that members embarked on massive cultivation of maize this year “in order to tackle food insecurity in the country.”