Lambussie District Assembly

Lambussie District Assembly awards hardworking farmers

The Lambussie District Assembly in collaboration with the Department of Food and Agriculture on Friday, 2nd December, 2022 presented awards to some hardworking and deserving farmers for their efforts in boosting agricultural growth in the district.
The presentation of awards was to mark the celebration of the 38th National Farmer’s Day Celebration across the country.
The event held at Happa community along the Hamile-Fielmuo road was celebrated under the theme; “Accelerating Agricultural Development Through Value Addition”.
The event was attended by staff of the district assembly including the District Chief Executive, the District Coordinating Director, heads of decentralized departments, the security agencies among others.
A total of thirteen (13) individual farmers and two vibrant women group were awarded with farm inputs for their hard work over the farming season.
The overall district best farmer was awarded to Alhaji K.K Yaro of YARO FARMS from Hamile. He received an Aloba motor bike, a certificate, knapsack and a pair of Wallington boot.
The remaining awardees took home a single door freezer, Television set, bicycles, certificates, knapsack sprayers, cutlass, a pair of Wallington boots and some weedicides. Thirty-eight (38) other farmers received prices for their exhibits.