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Zulum flags off N140m livestock program for 140 youths in Jere

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Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has applauded Hon. Engr. Ahmed Satomi for empowering his constituents with N140 million programme on livestock farming and agricultural value chain for 140 youths in Jere LGA.of the state.

Zulum who stated this Wednesday while flagging off the agricultural programme, also enjoined the beneficiaries to make proper use of the money, work hard and invest on the business with a view to employ others as employers of labour in future

“The House of Representatives members representing Jere Federal Constituency has been doing well and good job in his constituency for his people.. My schedules are very tight today but because it is his program , I decided to personally come and flag off the program.

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum

“This a good job. It will go a long in addressing unemployment. If properly managed and utilized, the amount invested will definitely double the income of the investment. I hereby convey my appreciation to the party executives, assembly members and other Engr. Satomi team.

“This also means if this huge amount is invested in agriculture, we will go a long way in feeding ourselves and even other states and the nation at large. Thank you once more national party Chairman and other stakeholders, Zulum said

APC State Chairman Borno State. Hon. Bello Ayuba advised the beneficiaries to reposed the confidence the donor and people have in them and make proper use of the empowerment financial support and livestock flattering and breeding tools given to them .

He further charged them to endeavour to be employers of labour by also training and empowering others tomorrow as done to them and shun bad attitude and financial recklessness .

Earlier, in his welcome.address, Hon. Engr. Ahmed Satomi passed encomium on Governor Zulum for leading the State and showing the right steps and paths for others to follow for good governance on agriculture through provisions of security, and engaging rangers as well as providing patrol vehicles , seedlings, fertilizer and grains among others to farmers and returnee IDPs to farm across the state.

According to him, as a farmer who cherish farming, he decided to embark on the programme to expand the horizon and consolidate on the achievements of Governor Zulum who started it all by mobilizing for security and return of people to their ancestral homes to farm and provided the opportunities for large scale farming productivity

Engr. Satomi promised to prioritize agricultural activities in his federal Constituency hence Jere LGA is an agrarian area endowed with fertile and large farm lands along canals and tributaries. He however appeal to the state government to reactivate the abandoned canal from Jere to Mafa for dry season.

Engr. Ahmed Satom

The federal Lawmaker further called on the beneficiaries to invest meaningfully and prudently on livestock’s and engage others to benefit from them also in future.

Hon Abba Abba Kyari Kolo, the member representing Jere LGC State Constituency at the State House of Assembly (BOSHA), thanked Governor Zulum for his support and encouragement while commending the Federal Lawmaker representing Jere Federal Constituency at the Lower Chamber of the National Assembly, Hon. Ahmed Satomi for his remarkable and appreciable support to the youths and agricultural sector of the LGA.

Two resource persons and agricultural specialists from University of Maiduguri , Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Engineering , Professor Abdulrahman Mohammed and Prof Abdullahi Mohammed spoke briefly on livestock breeding, flattering and vitamins among others while orienting and counselling

Highlights of the event include presentation of cash and cheques to individual and group beneficiaries, PowerPoint presentation and photographs among others.

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