- The AMA emphasizes that the awards on Farmers' Day were appropriate for farmers
- Council has been criticized for awards including bicycles
- The AMA emphasizes that the awards follow consultation with the AMA authorities
The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) introduced a bicycle, spray and various accessories to the best local farmer.
The AMA Farmers' Day celebration has caused a stir after farmers were given many awards which they saw as inadequate at this annual event.
In a press statement, the AMA stressed that the best farmer award was agreed upon after deliberate consultation with AMA officials.
According to the AMA, the best farmer, Ms. Naa Adjeley Mensah, a yard farmer in Korle-Bu, received a Rambo 500 polytank, knapsack, seeds, pesticides, cutlasses, fertilizer, over a bicycle after a series of interviews. no. officials of the Council's Department of Agriculture.
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“It is equally important to say that some of the winners including the best agro processor, best hook and line fisherman and leading fisherman also received deep refrigerators, a mesh fence, Rambo 500 and 350 polytanks, sacks, seeds, laptop , water pump, corn. grinding engines as their prizes," the AMA