Kebbi State GovernorAtiku Bagudu has directed the immediate repair of a road and culvert affected by gully erosion at Sastazai Village in Augie Local Government Area of the state.
A statement by Malam Yahaya Sarki, Special Adviser to Governor Bagudu on Media, issued in Birnin-Kebbi, the state capital yesterday, said the governor gave the directive after he visited the village.
The erosion has affected road, drainage and some houses in the village.
Bagudu directed the immediate repair of the road and culvert to stop the erosion from expanding into people’s houses.
The governor assured people in the area of his administration’s readiness to support farming activities. He urged them to utilise the abundant fertile land in the areas to engage in massive farming activities.
Some of the villagers thanked the governor for the intervention and appealed for the supply of inputs ahead of the wet season farming.