Zamfara state Government says it will expand areas of land for cultivation from twenty thousand to about thirty five thousand of hectares during this year farming season.
Matawalle made this known to BELL MEDIA after the commissioning and distributions of 200 brand new Toyota hilux to security agencies in Gusau the state capital to combat crimes in the state.
According to him the state government has procured equipment s worth 1.5 billion naira for clearing of farm lands, purchased fertilizer worth about three hundred million naira to boost farming activities.
On the education, Governor matawalle said technical education would at basic level of education to bridge the gap between skilled knowledge and labour market.
He promised to focus more on teachers training in an efforts to improve the standard of education especially at the basic level.
In the end, the Governor urged the good people of zamfara to be steadfast and prayerful to overcome the security situation confronting the state .
He also assured the BELL correspondent KHALIFA JA’AFAR that, revival of bakalori irrigation farming is one of his government priority.
Sani NASIRU MAKARI
CEO BELL MEDIA.