Kebbi State urges herdsmen to embrace modern methods of cow milk marketing

The Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu has appealed to herdsmen to adapt to modern methods of processing, packaging and marketing cow milk in order to improve cleanliness and profitability.

Bagudu gave the advice on Wednesday while speaking with some herdsmen in Era Fulani village in Argungu Local Government Area of Kebbi State.

He stated the willingness of the state government to provide permanent settlement for the cattle rearers in the area.

“The settlement will have all the necessary basic amenities such as schools, health care centres, water and lands for your comfort and livestock.

“I urge you to obtain Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and use it wisely for electing leaders that will uplift your lives and economic status,” he said.

The Governor gave instructions for the immediate constructions of schools for the herdsmen’s children to enable them acquire Islamic and western education.

In his remarks, the chairman of Argungu Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Budu Gwanna, thanked the governor for his generosity toward the herdsmen. He promised that his members would continue to support government programmes that would enhance the lives of its citizens.

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