As part of our COVID-19 Agricultural response plan to support private food production & processing locations in Ogun State, the Fisheries & Aquaculture Team of the Ministry of Agriculture paid a scheduled visit to Oyan Dam, an Aquaculture/Fisheries Value Chain location in Abeokuta North Local Government, On Tuesday, 19th May 2020.
One of the private investors in Aquaculture Value Chain at Oyan Dam, has the largest tilapia fish farm in Nigeria with a production capacity of 10million tilapia fishes to serve local and international markets.
The farm is a key partner to Ogun State Government in the State’s all-inclusive response to envisaged COVID-19 induced food security challenges.
This private sector led food security location is being supported by Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture on fisheries value chain coordination, demand creation and technical issues.
The Ogun State Ministry of Agriculture will continue to support all food production and processing locations to enable them continue to play enhanced roles in Food Security and Job Creation during this pandemic period.