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The Kogi Government and Messrs Emerald Fertilizer Production and Allied Investment Limited have sealed an agreement to revive the moribund state-owned Confluence Fertilizer Company, Concise News reports.

This news medium gathered that the joint venture agreement on behalf of the Kogi Government by Secretary to the State Government, Folashade Ayoade.

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On the other hand, the President of Emerald Fertilizer Production and Allied Investment Limited, Frederick Raji, signed on behalf of his company.

Speaking after the signing of the agreement in Lokoja, Raji noted that the company will work to revive and operate the fertilizer company to increase food production in the state and country.

“Before the Agbeji Fertilizer Company became moribund, it was into inorganic fertilizer production,” he said.

“The new management will concern itself with the production of organic fertilizer which is friendly to the human body system.”