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FG empowers Fulani herders on modern milk production

The federal government has reaffirmed determination to ensure the adoption of modern techniques in the production of milk in all parts of the Nation.

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Alhaji Mohammad Mahmoud started this during the commissioning and handing over of motorized boreholes, and other facilities to the Kano state government in kano.

He said the administration of President Mohammad Buhari would continue to accord priority to the agricultural sector towards the growth of the economy.

The Minister who was represented by the Coordinator of the Ministry in Kano, Abba Gana Yamani said the federal government was working tirelessly in training Fulani pastoralists on modern ways of breeding livestock, to boost milk production in Kano state and the country at large.

He maintained that two milk collections centers commissioned at Tassa village in Dawakin Kudu and Dawanau in Dawakin Tofa local governments areas would play vital role in settling Fulani pastoralists and curtail farmer herders clashes in different parts of the nation.

In a remark, the Deputy Governor of Kano State Dr. Nasir Yusuf Gawuna who doubles as the Commissioner for Agriculture Commended the federal Government for initiating the Scheme.

The Deputy Governor who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry Alhaji Balarabe Karaye Noted that improving the techniques of Fulani pastoral would curtail security challenges in many parts of the Nation.

Speaking to radio Nigeria, the Chairman of Kano Diary and livestock husbandry cooperative union Usman Abdullahi Usman said the training given to them would boost milk production in the state and the nation at large.

Reporting by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, editing by Daniel Adejo