From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the release of 112,500 bags of fertilizer for sale to farmers across the 225 wards in all the 21 local government areas of the State.
This was disclosed by State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Maigari Abdullahi Dakingari, while briefing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi today .
He said that the state Governor Bagudu directed the immediate commencement of ertilizer sales to farmers in order to facilitate smooth wet season farming in the state.
According to the commissioner, each of the 225 ward would received 500 bags of assorted fertilizers at a cost of N6,000 per bag.
” I wish to inform you that His Excellency, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the Kebbi State Governor has approved the immediate sales of fertilizer to farmers for 2021 wet season farming in 225 wards across the state. The fertiliser is to be sold at subsidised rate of N6,000 per bag on cash and carry basis.
“The fertiliser is for farming activities in the state and it is not to be sold or diverted outside of Kebbi state”, he warned.