Borno State Govt begins the Harvest of Tomato at one of the largest Cravo Retractable Roof Net House in Africa and Part of Europe .
Borno State Deputy Governor HE Hon Usman Mamman Durkwa Led the Harvest of Tomato at the largest Cravo Retractable Roof Net House in Africa with size of 5.3 Hectares .
Borno State Governor HE Gov Kashim Shettima is constructing over Eleven (11) companies including Tin Tomato Paste (Sauce ) with the capacity to consume Forty Five thousands (45,000) Baskets per day for production of the tin tomatoes .
So far three (3) Varieties are been planted which will be harvested for at least nine (9) months. Engr Abatcha Jarawawho was the Engineer at the project site said another half (1/2) hectre with angular roofing with motorised roof is ongoing behind and the Tomatoes will be used in the ongoing School feeding programme and Training ground for Tertiary institutions in the state.
HE Hon Usman Mamman Durkwa directed the distribution of the first harvested tomatoes to Boarding schools and orphanage homes , before the taking off of the industries.
📷 Hon Dogo M Shettima
📰 Auwal Zubairu Azah