Katsina gov’t to commence redemarcation, beaconing of 905km stock routes across the state
The Executive Governor of Katsina State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari has approved the commencement of phase I of the redemarcation and beaconing of stock routes across the state.
This is contained in a press release signed by the Chairman of the State standing committee on cooperation between farmers and herdsmen in the State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Lawal K/Sauri and made sent to katsinapsot.com .
Alhaji Abdulaziz Lawal also stated that the redemarcation and beaconing of the stock routes will be carried out in Ingawa, Jibiya, Batsari, Safana, Danmusa, Kafur, Faskari, Zango and Baure Local governments of the states.
According to him, the whole project is aimed at fostering smooth passage of pastoralists and the prevention of farmers/herdsmen clashes which had totally became a thing of the past in the state.
The committee therefore appeals for support and cooperation of the general public especially those who live or have farmlands in the areas to be affected by the exercise.
A total of 7,240 beacons would be erected across 905km of stock routes already earmarked by the committee in the phase I of the exercise which is expected to be completed in 6 weeks.
The routes include both local and international which pass through the state to other neighbouring countries.