Ofori Agyekum, GNA
Samsam-Odumase (G/A), Dec 05, GNA – Thirty-eight (38) year Diana Aryea of Kwadjo-Ashong near Amasaman, has been adjudged the best farmer in the Ga West Municipality.
For her prize, she received a bicycle, wheel barrow, watering can, sewing machine, half-piece of wax print, bags of fertilizer and certificate.
Ms. Aryea has planted 15 acres of maize, five acres each of cassava and okro, two acres each of coconut, yam and plantain.
She was recognized at the municipal farmers’ day celebration held at Samsam-Odumase under the theme “planting for food and jobs”.
Nii Lamptey Wilkinson, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), encouraged the youth to go into farming, saying, it was a rewarding business.
They should take advantage of the “planting for food and jobs” programme to improve their livelihood.