News reports have revealed that the Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority (BORBDA) a Nigerian Federal Government has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 3 foreign firms( Dinotrust Global Company Limited, Koster Keunen West Africa and Old Levi Multibiz Services Limited) for the commencement of production of bees to create employment opportunities for the unemployed youths who are to receive training in the country.
The agreement was reportedly endorsed at the headquarters of the agency in Benin City, Edo State, so as to start training of the jobless youth in the production and distribution of bees in Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo States.
According to Saliu Ahmed, managing director of BORBDA,the body was working together with the foreign partners to purchase the bees and honey that would be produced in the listed states under the Graduate Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Scheme organised being managed by the agency
In his official contribution,Akongie Oboh, who is the permanent secretary, Ministry of Water Resources Edo State,appreciated BORBDA for the determination to implement the idea of modern beekeeping in the state.
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