Press Release

The district best farmer award for the Ellembele District for the year 2023 was won by Mohammed Abubakar. He lives at Asasetre in the Ellembelle District. He is married to four women with 41 children. He has 60 goats, 150 sheep, 100 poultry birds, 25 acres of coconut farm, 46 acres of cocoa farm, and several other crops.

In his acceptance speech, he encouraged people whose works are not recognized to keep doing their best because their time will surely come. He had to wait for 84 years before his hard work was recognized. He said farming has supported him throughout his life. Through farming, he has supported his 41 children to attain higher educational levels. He encouraged the youth to get into agriculture since that has a longer lifespan than the mining sector. He congratulated all farmers in the country and encouraged them to keep working hard.

To end his speech, he thanked the DCE, sponsors of the award event, and encouraged them to do more to support farmers in the district. He further thanked the MP for Ellembele, Hon Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah for donating an amount of Gh2000.00 to him