Kebbi gov inaugurates C’ttee on distribution of fertilizer, inputs to farmers

Kebbi state Tuesday inaugurated on the supply, and sales of fertilizers and inputs to farmers for the wet .

The special adviser on to the governor Yahaya Sarki in statement said, the was inaugurated by the Chief of Staff, , Alhaji Suleiman Mohammad Argungu  on behalf of Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.

The statement said the is chaired by foremost agriculturalist and retired Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, while the Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice , Barrister Abubakar Zaki will serve as its secretary.

Argungu said while inaugurating the that, the early action taken by the state was for the state to maintain its lead in the country in terms of .

“The state has taken its name in the comity of states in , in this direction and the state would not waiver.  The committee was to ensure that, farmers in the state get the commodities early, so as to alleviate their suffering.

“Farmers would also be given all the needed inputs like improved seedlings, pesticides and insecticides among others.

“The farmers will also be given assorted improved seeds  of millet, rice, sorghum and other commodities,” the statement said.

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