The Senator Representing Kogi East, Alhaji Jibrin Isah Echocho says he is currently sponsoring a Bill for the establishment of National Cashew Production and Research Institute at Idah.
Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho announced this at a Stakeholders meeting of the All Progressives Congress at Idah.
“Aquaculture Project of the Federal Government which began at Idah before I assumed Office has not been completed due to poor funding, but upon inquiry, I realized that the Ministry of Science and Technology where the project is domicile has a relatively low budget
“All things being equal, I promise to use some part of my Constituency allowance to ensure its completion” he assured.
The Senator said during his stewardship, a lot have been done for the area including distribution of 10,000 copies of exercise books, provisions of solar powered boreholes, Training and empowering of youth and women in agriculture with start up capital.