Fertilizer for planting for food and jobs program smuggled toTogo

Fertilizer for planting for food and jobs program smuggled toTogo

-Fertilizer meant for the planting for food and jobs program is being smuggled from Ghana

- Volta regional minister is therefore calling on government to clamp down on all perpetrators

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The Volta Regional minister has disclosed the secret smuggling of fertilizer meant for the planting for food and jobs program to the republic of Togo.

Fertilizer for planting for food and jobs program smuggled toTogo

Afriyie Akoto is the ministry of food and agriculture

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According to Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa, the Volta regional coordinating council has revealed that the smuggling of such fertilizer began way back since the party took over office in January.

These forms of fertilizer, according to the minister, are being sold at high fares by the various perpetrators.

The regional minister has stated that; "it is unfortunate that some of our fertilizers are being smuggled across to be sold in the Republic of Togo. We have had complaints from some districts".

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Government's planting for food and jobs is feared to have been ravaged by the upsurge of the fall army worm invasion which is feared to have affected thousands of hectares of farmlands across the country.

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