Kebbi allocates 2,000 hectares of farmland to displaced persons




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BIRNIN – The State has prepared 2,000 hectares farmland to enable persons to engage farming Bagudo Local Area.

Alhaji Sanusi Katune, the , Ministry Environment, made this known an interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) Birnin  on .

Citizens living on land along the Nigeria/ border were resettled due to clashes with their neighbours.

Katune, who did disclose the number beneficiaries, said the cleared farmland was taken from the 57,643 hectares forest reserve in the area.

He said the state had provided the resettled persons with amenities that included , clinics and schools at Mahuta and Unguwar-Isa.

Katune urged the beneficiaries to ensure judicious of the farmland in order to improve their economic status.

He advised the community to support from the Ministry of Agriculture, to ensure they harvested abundant food crops. (NAN)