World Bank executes 741 projects with Zamfara gov’t

ZAmfara map showing the covering of 741 projects

The Zamfara Agency for Community and Social Development (CSDP) said yesterday that it executed in 11 years, about 741 projects in the state. Specifically, these projects are in 262 communities across the 14 local government areas of the state. The General Manager of the agency Garba Muhammad, disclosed this to newsmen in Gusau. He said the projects worth N2 billion and their execution occurred under the World Bank intervention. Muhammad said that group-based societies also benefitted from the projects executed between 2009 and 2020. He said the projects cut across…

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Farmers kidnapping: Replace forest with Agric. Production, AFAN urges

AFAN president lamenting the kidnapping of 40 farmers

Following the recent kidnapped of 40 farmers in Zamfara State, the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN President Arc Kabir Ibrahim has admonished governments to take a queue from Brazil by converting Wild Forests in the North West, Nigeria to Agricultural Production sites. Kabir made the call in a statement signed by himself and made available to newsmen, where he lamented the unfortunate abduction of 40 farmers from Gobirawan Cali community in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State and said the ugly incident sends the wrong signal to farmers…

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