Mr. Ossom Teye, 2020 Independent Presidential Hopeful has passionately expressed the need to recognize small scale farmers as well on the farmers day.
Talking to the media in Accra during the 2019 farmers day celebration, the 2020 Independent Presidential Hopeful said many farmers are wholeheartedly working but lacking incentives like cutlasses, holes, life jackets, animals feeds amongst others which the government can support them with.
” Farmers are the only back bone of our economy, the only people that feed us and rise Ghana reputation in the world with cocoa and others, it is very sad that these people are the highest when it comes to poverty, and we only remember them partially just one day” he hinted.
“I wish all farmers, especially fishermen and cocoa farmers happy farmers day” he added.
The Independent Candidate lastly appealed to the government to raise the amount given to the Award winning farmers and also build developmental project like roads and hospitals to bare their names forever.