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Don urges government to encourage cultivation of vegetables for export

An agriculturist, Ikechi Agbugba, on Friday, in Lagos, urged the federal and state governments to encourage cultivation of vegetables for export. Agbugba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that vegetables, such as pumpkin (Ugu leaves), bitter-leaf, water-leaf, okro, ewedu, fio-fio and others that were generally overlooked could earn the nation foreign exchange. “In spite of government’s neglect, informal exports ...

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