Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has revealed that his administration will tap into the legal marijuana business.
GovernorAkeredolu, who is currently in Thailand with the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah on a visit for a Program on Medicinal Cannabis Extract Development, disclosed that the legal Marijuana Market will generate billions of dollars and also provide thousands of jobs for the teeming youths.
Read his tweets:
“We all know that Ondo State is the hot bed of cannabis cultivation in Nigeria. We know how to grow it and it thrives well in the Sunshine State. With an estimated value of $145 Billion in 2025, we would be shortchanging ourselves if we failed to tap into the Legal Marijuana Market.
“Our focus now is Medical Marijuana cultivation in controlled plantations under the full supervision of the @ndlea_nigeria. I strongly implore the FG to take this seriously as it is a thriving industry that will create 1000’s of Jobs for our youth & spur Economic Diversification”