Nigeria greenhouse produces 4,200 tonnes of vegetable

One of Nigeria’s biggest greenhouse, the Wells Hosa greenhouse has produced 4,200 tonnes of various vegetables meeting International standards.

Photo credit: Wells Hosa

Chairman of Wells Hosa, Captain Idahosa Okunbo, who stated this,  said the greenhouse covers eight hectares fully covered land and another eight hectares indoor greenhouse.

Okunbo, who spoke in Abuja while unveiling the Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments, said the new hotel employs over 300 people directly and hundreds more indirectly.

He said, “It is my hope that through what we have created today, I can in my own modest way contribute to our national development like I have done with the Wells Hosa greenhouse, which is the biggest greenhouse in Nigeria, which is presently eight hectares, fully covered and another eight hectares in the building, so we have about 16-17 hectares of covered greenhouses, producing 4,200 tonnes of various vegetables that meets international standards.

Source: The Nation

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