PHOTOS: Farmer harvest 179kg gigantic Yam in IMO state
Hard working Nigerian farmer Harvest Gigantic Yam Which Weighed 179kg in Akokwa, IMO State.
The 179 Kilogram yam was reportedly harvested yesterday. The harvest has put farmers in surprise because Akokwa land is not the most fertile in the south East.
The Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 1Division Nigerian Army Kaduna, Col. Ezindu Idimah, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that one of the kidnappers was killed in the operation.
“Acting on a credible information, troops raided the hideout of the bandits where they held the farmers and engaged them in a firefight.
“Following the firefight, one bandit was neutralized and others escaped with gunshot wounds, leaving behind the victims.
“The rescued farmers had since been handed over to their families.” he said.