Author: Agenda Watchdog
The sum of N6.25 billion has been approved by the federal government to flag off cattle ranching in the country with Katsina state serving as the pilot scheme.
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, in a release, revealed that N5 billion has already been released to Katsina State Government for the take-off of the scheme This was said to have been disclosed by Governor Bello Masari of Katsina State in Dustin-ma, Katsina State, during the commissioning of Zobe Regional Water scheme, where he assured that the state will lead the way in setting up ranches in Nigeria.
In his words: “Mr President has graciously approved the sum of N6.25 billion for ranch development purposes in Katsina State. Part out of this amount, N5 billion is already in the account of the state government and within few weeks you will see advertisement calling for interested companies and consultants that will participate in construction.”