Agribusiness

Open Letter to the Governor: “Inquiry and Accountability: Assessing the ‘Agribusiness for Food Security Initiative’ Event and Related Investments” by Idris Animasaun

The recent event entitled ‘Agribusiness for Food Security Initiative,’ hosted at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan on April 29, 2024, garnered significant attention. His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde, a Former President, the DG of OYSADA, and various dignitaries graced the occasion. The event, as reported is a collaborative effort between IITA […]

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THE CITIZENS HAVE A BIG ROLE TO PLAY IN SUSTAINABLE WASTE MANAGEMENT by Idris Animasaun

Often times, I have been at the forefront of advocacy for government to own up to her responsibilities in tackling the menace of waste collection which has bedeviled our environment in recent years. It is interesting to see how the Omituntun 2.0 is responding as they have moved from creating awareness on different radio and

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PALLIATIVES: A BLESSING OR CURSE

The Collins dictionary defines the word PALLIATIVE as an action that is intended to make the effects of a problem less severe but does not actually solve the problem. At the inauguration speech of President Bola Tinubu, he declared that the subsidy on fuel will be removed with immediate effect. This announcement/declaration had a domino

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OPEN LETTER: Idris Animasaun writes Governor Seyi Makinde on need to address rising cost of food commodities despite the heavy investments in Agribusiness

As an independent observer with extensive grassroot coverage, it is that important that I speak on the current situation of increasing cost of living and particularly the ever-rising cost of food commodities in Oyo State and Nigeria as a whole. This is a national problem: ‘Nigeria declared a national emergency on food security July 13,

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OYO STATE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: ONGOING ONLINE PALAVA

It is no longer news that there are certain people ‘Concerned Citizens’ that appear to have an issue or issues with the Agribusiness setup in Oyo State. These people have taken aim at the DG of the Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency OYSADA in some recent online publications which I have been following keenly since

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