The Edo State Government has declared Friday, October 7th, 2022 as the opening date for the new produce season 2022/2023.
In a statement, the Edo State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Hon. Stephen Idehenre, said the ministry has closed the 2021/2022 produce season on Thursday, September 1st, 2022.
He said, “The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security announces the closing of the 2021/2022 produce season/. Similarly, Friday 7th October, 2022 is hereby declared as the opening date for the new produce season 2022/2023.”
The commissioner noted, “Prospective Produce buyers, Licensed Buying Agent (LBA), Exporters and processors are hereby advised to come to the Department of Produce Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. Headquarters, Ezoti Street, Benin City, Edo state, for fresh registration and guidelines.”
“All permissions granted and buyers registration previously used are hereby revoked with immediate effect,” he added.