Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State has extended the distribution of agricultural assets and farm inputs to Zamfara North farmers as part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (N-CARES) programme.

The flag-off ceremony in Zamfara North was held on Thursday at Gidan Gona, in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state.

A statement by the spokesperson of the governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, stressed that the COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme will be launched in all three senatorial zones of the state.

According to him, the flag-off ceremony in the Zamfara Central Senatorial Zone held on Wednesday in the capital city, Gusau.

The statement said, “Today, Governor Dauda Lawal kicked off the distribution of agricultural assets, and farm inputs were distributed to beneficiaries of the Zamfara North Senatorial zone.

“The beneficiaries were empowered with all the necessary facilities, including seeds and seedlings spread for four years.

“Zamfara State Government has embarked upon an integrated approach to agricultural development by providing both farming inputs and the much-needed rural infrastructure.

“A step that will significantly assist our farmers in enhancing their productive capacity and reducing the high poverty level and its attendant effects on the people.”

The governor restated the state government’s resolve to allocate assets for production and mitigation of food loss and waste.

Gov Lawal distributes agric inputs, assets to Zamfara North farmers

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