Quantcast
Punch Newspapers punchng.com 03 Aug, 2022 10:00 am

How rising diesel price'll affect fish farmers – Obasanjo

How rising diesel price'll affect fish farmers – Obasanjo

3rd August 2022 Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo 3rd August 2022 Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has said the skyrocketing price of diesel will make fish farmers stumble into bankruptcy.Obasanjo said this on Tuesday, in a keynote address at the congress of Southwest Fish Price Control Group held at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.Obasanjo decried that the state of the Nigerian economy was affecting the aquaculture sector, adding that fish farmers may ‘sink’.” Obasanjo further advised that fish farmers need to come together to avert looming economic disaster in the farming sector.

“The price of diesel has gone sky high because the management of this country is not doing what it ought to do.Then, what will happen is that particularly those of us who have to use a bit of diesel in producing fish, we will completely go bankrupt, and when that happens, Nigerians will still have to eat fish.

Read full story at punchng.com