Katsina gov’t launches sales of Fertilizer for Irrigation
Katsina State Government has restated its resolve to support irrigation farmers with farming inputs for increased food production in the State.
The Deputy Governor Alhaji Mannir Yakubu gave the assurance while launching the sales of fertilizer for this year’s Irrigation activities.
Alhaji Mannir Yakubu who is also the Commissioner of Agriculture was represented at the occasion by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Agriculture Dr. Abba Yakubu Abdullahi.
He said the fertilizer will be sold to farmers at the cost of four thousand naira only.
The Deputy Governor added that the State Government has provided other farming inputs to include water pumping machines, sprayers and pesticides to irrigation farmers.
The Chairman House of Assembly Committee on Agriculture Alhaji Abubakar Suleiman Tunas appreciated the effort made by the Ministry of Agriculture towards the Development of Irrigation activities in the State.
Earlier, the Chairman Irrigation farmers of Daberam Malam Adamu Dashi said the State Government has been steadfast in the provision of farming inputs to ensure that irrigation activities started at the right time.