- A Nigerian woman has stunned the internet with her farming activities
- Maria Egwakhide shared the huge farmlands she had planted cassava on as she joined a planting challenge
- Social media users were very much impressed and gave her kudos
A lady has left many inspired as she took on her occupation with pride. The Nigerian woman who is proudly a farmer is fond of showcasing her farming exploits.
In a recent Twitter post, Maria Egwakhide shared the large expanse of land she cultivated cassava on.
According to her, she was able to achieve it despite the enormousity of the land during the holidays.
Her tweet read:
"Spent this holiday planting several hectares of cassava as part of the female cassava outgrower scheme.
"Thank you @IITAGoSeed for giving me this opportunity. #womenempowerment #WomenInAg #agribusiness #WomenInSTEM"
Tweeps commended her efforts with many others calling for increased participation of ladies in farming activities.
"Thank God you can farm. Many who wish to can no longer do so because of banditry."
"We need more of this @IITA_CGIAR @IITAYOUTHAGRIP"
"Thanks for collaborating with us @iitagoseedltd nice."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a beautiful lady had shown off the huge cassava she had harvested from her farm.
The Nigerian lady named Ideba Edu Ele, an indigene of Cross Rivers state, who farms for a living posted photos of the huge cassava harvest with the caption:
"Harvesting team still in the bush.
"Peeling committee on duty.
In the pictures she shared, other family members assisted in the peeling of the cassava. A tweep suggested that she considers becoming an exporter of the finished product of the cassava, others hailed her hard work as a female farmer.