By Fatima Muraina
The Ondo State Commissioner for Agriculture and Forestry, Mr. Olayato Aribo, has sought the cooperation of management and staff of the ministry to achieve the goals of government.
The Commissioner stated this while receiving briefing from the Heads of Departments and Agencies under the ministry in his office.
According to him, the goal of government is to empower people and boost the state’s revenue drive through agriculture and adequate utilisation of available natural resources.
A statement signed by the Press Officer of the Ministry, Sola Omoboyiwa, disclosed that Aribo charged officers if the ministry to double their efforts in terms of commitment and dedication to duties in the year 2022, stressing that all hands must be on deck.
He commended the staff in the area of revenue generation, saying that the performance of the Ministry was good for the outgoing year,
He added that there must be a radical approach to achieve more in the coming year.
Aribo emphasized that government needs money to carry out its obligations to delivered dividends of democracy to the people.
He assured for the utilization of the agricultural potentials in the state adding that the Ministry needs to do more on preserving the forests to guide against deforestation and replanting of trees that were cut for commercial purposes.
Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Sunday Akintomide appreciated the cordial relationship among the officers which he assured would be extended to the commissioner to attain the expectation on agricultural development of the state.