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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.

The directive was contained in a statement signed by Wakilin Kudin Katsina, Alhaji Abdu Iliyasu, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday.

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

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.

It could be recalled that Governor Aminu Masari had last month revealed that the President, Major General Muhammad Buhari( retd) had approved N6.25 billion for the state for the ranch project.

The Governor made the revelation during the commissioning of the Zobe Regional water scheme in the Safana Local Government Area of the state which was also attended by the President.

The Governor disclosed that the Federal Government had already made available five billion naira(N5 bn)out of the amount for the project.

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