I made over N3m from fish farming in 2020 – 70-yr-old retiree


Agency Reporter

Mr Ezra Amos, a 70-year-old retiree from Dadin Kowa community of Gombe State said he realised over N3 million from fish farming in 2020.

Amos, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dadin Kowa, Yamaltu-Deba Local Government Area, on Wednesday, said fish farming was paying his bills as a retired civil servant.

He said his investment in agriculture was paying him more than when he was in service, adding that he had been in the fishery business since 2012.

“In the last four months of 2020, I made N1.4 million from my fish farming. In the first four months, I made N750, 000, while in the four months in between, I made N850, 000.’’

He said that besides fish farming, he also engaged in hatching and selling fingerlings which according to him fetched more money than selling matured fishes.

“With the kind of money I am making from fish farming, if I am offered a job by the government that pays over N100,…



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