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Aug 4 2017
Police OfficersPolice in Kano have arrested three persons, including a woman, in the Gwagwarwa neighborhood of Kano for allegedly adulterating Golden Penny fertilizer.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Kano State, DSP Magaji Majiya confirmed the arrest of the suspects in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Friday.
He said that the suspects were apprehended while they were repackaging the adulterated fertilizer in the bags of Golden Penny fertilizer on Wednesday.
He said that the suspects were arrested, following a tip-off on the adulterated fertilizer in their possession.
“The suspects include two males and a female but the female suspect, who was said to be the owner of the fertilizer, was granted bail due to ill health,” he said.

Majiya said that the case had been transferred from Gwagwarwa Police Station to the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for further investigation
He called on the people to continue to cooperate with security agencies by reporting illegal activities in their neighborhoods to the police for prompt action.
“This is the second time in two weeks that fraudsters are arrested by the police through the assistance of members of the public,” he said.
Majiya said that the suspects would face prosecution as soon as investigations on the case were concluded. (NAN)
https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/news/crime/kano-police-arrest-3-persons-for-adulterating-fertiliser/208622.html

World Food Day 2017

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57th Independence

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Messages to Farmers

  • Apply fertilizer wisely to avoid wastageAttend trainings on fertilizer use and application
  • Early purchase of fertilizer saves money
  • Buy your fertilizers from the open market
  • Obtain quality fertilizers from reputable suppliers especially FEPSAN members
  • Store unused fertilizer away from children, fire, rain and entry of foreign material.
  • Form groups/associations to benefit from group/association dynamics
  • Allow your crops to fully mature to get quality and value
  • Report adulterated fertilizer to the appropriate authority

Upcoming Events

  • 3rd AFAAS Africa-Wide Agricultural Extension Week 2017, Date: 30 October to 3 November 2017. Venue: Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.  Read more
  • IFDC International Training Program, Date: November 6-10, 2017, Venue: Arusha, Tanzania. Read more
  • 5th Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machineries, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition, Date: 08-11 December 2017, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more
  • Argus Africa Fertilizer 2018, Date: 26-28 February, 2018, Venue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more

Mission

To provide a platform for the stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the fertilizer industry to develop effective public private partnerships in order to ensure timely supply of adequate quantity and quality fertilizers; and to promote professional, moral and ethical practices in the industry.

Vision

Attain improved productivity and environmental sustainability of Nigerian Agriculture through balanced and judicious use of fertilizers....Attain improved productivity and environmental sustainability of Nigerian Agriculture through balanced and judicious use of fertilizer...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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