By AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Kano State government plans to send about 100 herdsman to
Turkey for training on modern rearing techniques and artificial insemination.
Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, said government decided to assist the cattle
farmers so as to boost their economic activities.
The governor emphasized that his administration would do everything possible to
strengthen the potentials of herdsman as a way of reduce the incessant clashes
between them and farmers over grazing issues.
"We selected some 100 of our pastoralists to take part in this new programme. The
scheme will be a continuous one," Ganduje said.
The governor also revealed that the state government planned to ban farming
activities and the developing buildings in some of the forests in the state.
"There is a critical need to protect forests from encroachment," said.
- CAJ News