FG lauds Gombe Gov For Revitalizing Livestock Farming

From Segun Babatunde in Gombe

The Federal Government has commended Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya’s efforts in revitalizing the agricultural sector and improving livestock production towards boosting the socio-economic activities of the people.

The Director of Animal Husbandry in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs Winnie Tai Solarin, gave the commendation Wednesday during an inspection visit to Wawa Zange Grazing Reserve in Dukku Local Government Area .

She inspected a health care facility, veterinary clinic, Earh Dam, water boreholes, milking and storage facilities, schools, roads, pasture farms among other projects by the Federal Government in collaboration with the Gombe State Government.

She expressed satisfaction with the level of work.

‘I assured you of our ministry’s readiness to provide more facilities in this grazing reserve to boost animal keeping and stimulate the economy”, she said.

The Gombe State Commissioner for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Hon. Muhammad Magaji Gettado, appreciated the FG’s intervention in the state, adding that many projects in the reserve had been completed while others had reached significant levels of completion.

He then appealed to the Federal Government to put more facilities in the reserve, especially dams and boreholes for the cattle rearers.

Chairman, Dukku LGA, Alh. Jamilu Shabewa, thanked the officials for the visit and applauded Yahaya’s developmental projects, especially his thrust in improving lives of the people living in the hinterland.

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