AFAN Lauds Gov Ayade Over Tax Exemption For Farmers

…Urges farmers to reciprocate gesture with high productivity The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Sunday, lauded the Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, overtax exemption of farmers, especially smallholder farmers in the State. The farmers’ association made the commendation through its National President, Arc Kabir Ibrahim, while speaking with Vanguard on the declaration made by the Governor and described it as uncommon. Ibrahim who expressed gratitude said the Governor’s gesture opens a new vista for farmers and the sector in Cross River State, and that would boost…

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WHEN VISIONARY LEADERSHIP MATTERS: THE ALPHONSUS OGAR EBA’S EXAMPLE

As the noble bard of yesterday, James Russel Lowell, eloquently stated, “once to every man and nation, comes the moment to decide, in the strife of truth and falsehood, for the good or evil side, some great cause, God’s new Messiah, offering each the bloom or blight, and the choice goes by forever. Twixt that darkness and that light, though the cause of evil prosper, yet this truth alone is strong.” Understandingly, good leadership is the process whereby public institutions conduct public affairs, manage public resources and guarantees transparency. Good…

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