Flood: Sokoto To Rely On Dry Season Farming To Avoid Food Shortage
A statement issued by his spokesman, Imam Imam in Sokoto on Saturday said that Tambuwal disclosed this when he received the members of some farmers’ groups who visited him.
According to the governor, “the state government will in this direction purchase assorted fertlizers and sell same to the farmers at? highly subsidized prices.
“We will also buy other agricultural inputs and implements that will be distributed to our farmers.? The state government will also sustain its gesture of buying
improved seeds and seedlings, pesticides and herbicides, among others,” he promised.
Tambuwal further explained that his administration will sink adequate tube-wells for the farmers, construct more earth dam and water silos to conserve water for the farmers.
“This proactive action is aimed at supplementing for these huge? losses to avert food shortages this year and beyond,” he added.