Osun State residents have something to cheer about as the state government is ready to sell rams for between N45,000 and N80,000 for the celebration of Eid-El-Kabir.
The rams numbering 648 have been nurtured by the government for this purpose since the last two months.
The Managing Director of Selema Oloba Ranch in Iwo Osun, Mr Sola Omidiran, who is taking custody of the rams, according to media reports, purchased them few months ago from various states in the northern part of the country.
In his account, he admitted that the rams have added weight and assumed a good-looking stature that would attract buyers.
“With all we are doing, we can assure buyers that we will give them value for their money.
“We have the rams in four different categories and are going for different prices.
“We have those within the Bronze category that are weighing between 25kg and 30kg. Each of them is going for about N45,000.
“Those that fall within the Silver category are weighing between 31kg and 36kg. Each of them will be sold for N60,000.
“Those in the Gold category weigh between 37kg and 43kg and they will be go for N70,000 each .
“Those that are in the Platinum category weigh between 44kg and 50kg and each of them will sell for N80, 000,” Omidiran stated.
He also said his company is partnering with notable online stores to facilitate the ram sale.
“In a bid to enhance our marketing strategies, we have gone into partner with varying online stores through our website www. selemafarmfresh.com.
In addition to the rams, Omidiran said his company has goats, cattle and other ingredients to process them for consumption.
It was gathered that the Osun State government has been able to attend to the needs of the residents through the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agricultural Programme (O’REAP) established to rear and sell livestock.