Gov. Saidu Dakingari of Kebbi on Friday said that the state government procured 9, 900 tonnes of livestock feeds worth N126 million for cattle breeders and livestock producers.
Dakingari said this when he received leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Birnin Kebbi.
He said a bag of livestock feed would be sold at N1,000 in the six designated selling points in Bagudo, Zuru, Argungu, Yauri, Birnin Kebbi and Gwandu Local Government Areas.
The governor directed the leaders of the association to coordinate and monitor the sales to ensure equity and justice.
Dakingari also advised livestock producers in the state to ensure that their animals receive the necessary vaccination.
“Efforts will be intensified to boost production of sufficient and hygienic livestock in the state,’’ he added.
In his remarks, the Chairman of the association, Alhaji Kiruwa Zuru, said the visit was to show their solidarity with the governor.
Zuru commended the state government for constructing 28 earth dams, 1,200 open wells and 12 Nomadic Primary Schools to promote the welfare and educational needs of their children.