Government official takes family to farm to harvest cassava, photos go viral and cause huge stir Ghana news


  • Bayelsa State Transport Department Permanent Secretary Ere Efeke showed off his other job besides being a government official in style
  • Government official in photos shared on social media took his family to the farm to harvest cassava
  • Mixed reactions followed the photos he shared as some praised him while others raised safety concerns

A Bayelsa state government official surprised the internet after taking his family for a cassava harvest on their farm.

Bayelsa State Transport Department Permanent Secretary Ere Efeke proudly showed off his farming activity by sharing photos of the exercise on his Instagram pages.

They posed with their bountiful harvest Photo credit: @ereefeke
Source: UGC

He captioned it:

“Last day of harvest.”

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In one of the shots, Efeke is seen rocking rain boots and casual clothes as he coordinates harvesting work among family members on the large farm.

In another photo, family members posed with the already harvested cassava that was packed in the back of a car.

Their harvest was really abundant, as shown by the photos made available.

Social networks react

Some Nigerians praised the man for taking his family to the farm, while others felt he was taking a great risk given the security situation in the country particularly involving farmers and herders.

@ouserigha wrote:

“Uncle, I like your hard work. It gives me more reasons to work even harder.”

@ victornwosu235 commented:

“Nice, but make sure the kidnappers don’t take them there.” “

@ igwe.idokoja said:

“Is this your inherited land or that way because a lot of us don’t have land.”

@kizzyblazee_ said:

“Make sure the Fulani don’t see una o. Me, I’m not traveling, I’m going to see long bushes now, let alone go to a farm. God help Nigeria.”

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@ churchill_777 expressed his opinion:

“Will this news reduce the price of food products in the wuse market?”

Governor spotted harrowing his own farm

During this time, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a Nigerian governor was seen harrowing his own farm.

In the video shared on Facebook by Jibrin Makinta, the governor could be seen driving a harrow as his assistants and security guards watched.

Captioning the video, Jibrin wrote:

“Sunday morning: Engineer Babagana Umara Zulum Harrows has his own farm in Dalwa Borno state.”

Source: yen



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