Accra-based Lemuel Martey wins 2012 National Best Farmer award

Lemuel Martey receiving the award from President Mahama.

Accra-based farmer Lemuel K. Martey of Mannah Farms Limited was on Friday adjudged National Best Farmer for 2012 at a ceremony organised at Abokobi in the Ga East District of Accra.

He is expected to receive a three-bedroom house and a pick-up vehicle.

The First Runner up went to 51-year-old Enoch Elder Tei from the Greater Accra Region, while Ellen Tia, a 28 year-old from the Upper East region was adjudged the Second Runner up.

Kwamina Oboh from the Central Region was the National Best Fisherman.

President John Dramani Mahama commended the farmers for their contributions towards national development.

He pledged that if his Government is re-elected, the administration would hinge Ghana’s economic transformation on agricultural modernisation.

In all, 74 farmers and fishers were honoured for their outstanding contribution to the economy.

The theme for the 28th Edition of the Farmer’s Day Farmer’s Day celebration was: “Grow more food: strengthening farmer based organisations for market place bargaining power”

Source: GNA

1 Comment
  1. Mensah Antoinette says

    Congratulations to Mr. Lemuel Martey for his good work done.May God richly bless him

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.