Sales of fertilizer in all the 225 wards in Kebbi State is to proceed with immediate effect.
The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu gave the order in line with the cardinal principle of his administration on improving agricultural production in the State.
A statement signed by the General Manager, Kebbi State Agricultural Supply Company (KASCOM), Dr. Sani Danjuma indicates that thirty tonnes of NPK, equivalent to one truck load will be allocated to each ward to commence sales immediately.
Furthermore, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has directed KASCOM to liaise with relavant stakeholders in each local government and ward towards attaining hitch-free smooth and successful sales of the commodity to those genuinely in need of the fertilizer to enhancing sustainable agricultural development in the state.
Consequently, the following are empowered to oversee the dispensing of the commodity in each ward, Commissioners, Members of the State House of Assembly, Local Government Chairmen and Councilors.
Others are Advisers to the Governor, Senior Special Assistants to the governor, Special Assistants, Party Caretaker Chairmen and their Exco, District and Village heads, the Ulama, representatives of the Farmers Associations and officials of the Security Agencies.
The statement affirmed that the fertilizer is already in stock in all Depots and Service Centers throughout the State .
It adds that the new General Manager has toured all Depots as well as service centers and will coordinate sales in liaison with stakeholders as specified.
Special Adviser (SA) Media to Kebbi State Governor