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Katsina reassures irrigation farmers of support

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By Our Correspondent

Katsina State Government has stressed its commitment to support irrigation farmers with farm inputs for increased production in the state.

This was contained in a statement signed and made available to newsmen by the, chief press secretary daputy governor’s office, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Kallah.

The Deputy Governor Alh mannir yakubu gave the assurance while launching the sales of fartilizer for 2021 irrigation farming activities at Daberam irrigation site.

Alh mannir yakubu who is also the commissioner of Agriculture was represented by the special Adviser to the state Governor on Agriculture Dr Abba yakubu Abdullahi said the fertilizer will be sold to the farmers at the cost of four thousand naira only.

He said the state Government has provided water pumping machine and sprayers and pesticides

The Deputy Governor called on the irrigation farmers to utilize the commodity for the purpose it was given.

Earlier the chairman irrigation farmers of Daberam malam Adamu Dushi said government
has been stead fast in provision of farming inputs to the irrigation farmers every year
He thanks to the Government for providing the necessary materials for the irrigation farming

In a vote of thanks the village head of Daberam applauded katsina State Government for it’s concern on development of Agriculture in the state.

Two thousand tones of fertilizer will be sold to the farmers at the irrigation sites across the state.

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