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Katsina Emirate bans open grazing in communities



Open grazing of animals has been banned within the Katsina metropolis and its surrounding communities.

This was disclosed in a statement by Wakilin Kudin Katsina, Alhaji Abdu Iliyasu, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday.

Alhaji Iliyasu said the ban became effective from Tuesday,3, August 2021, stating that machinery has been put in place for its effective implementation.

Governor Aminu Masari had earlier revealed that the President, Major General Muhammad Buhari( retd) had, approved N6.25 billion for the state for the ranch project.

The Governor said “Mr. President has graciously approved the sum of N6.25 billion for ranch development purposes in Katsina State. Part of this amount, N5 billion is already in the account of the state government and within few weeks, you will see advertisements calling for interested companies and consultants that would wish to participate.”

The spokesman for the Katsina Emirate Council, Mallam Iro Bindawa said he was out of town and could not comment on the development until he returns.


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