Borno to support 10,000 irrigation farmers – Zulum

Gov. Babagana Zulum of said his administration was planning to support 10,000 irrigation farmers in 2022.

Zulum made this known while addressing some of the 1,750 farmers who benefited from the 2021 dry season farming inputs on Sunday in Shani, Bayo and Hawul Government Area of the state.

“We want to do than what doing now identifying potential sites irrigation.

targeting 10,000 irrigation farmers for year,” he said.

In his remarks, Alhaji Inuwa Kubo, Chairman, Mega Committee said that beneficiaries the 2021 farming season were provided fertilizer, water pumps and agro-chemicals, as well as maize and rice seeds.

Kubo said that very soon, the committee would commence registration of wheat farmers government support.

He urged farmers in the state to exploit the big opportunity provided irrigation farming. (NAN)