Ranching: FG Gives 14 Pastoralists Heifers, Transportation Facilities To Promote Local Breeding


Fourteen selected pastoralists from the six states that make up the North-East subregion have been given heifers and means of transportation among other items to implement the Federal Government empowerment programme aimed at encouraging breeding of cattle within the local communities, ranching in order to eradicate open grazing.

At the disbursement of the empowerment Programme for the North-East subregion held in Gombe on Thursday, a Consultant for the program, Mr Abiola Fola disclosed that each of the fourteen selected beneficiaries of the empowerment will go home with a heifer, transportation among other benefits.

He explained that the programme which is through the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science has Promex Multi-services Nigeria Limited as consultants that are going around the country for the distribution of the items.

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