Kano Government Disburse Water Pumps to Farmers.
The Kano State government through Murtala Sule-Garo, the commissioner for local government, revealed it has distributed 5,000 water pumps to farmers to boost irrigation farming and achieve food security in the state.
Speaking to reporters on Wednesday in Kano, Mr. Sule-Garo said the water pumps were distributed to beneficiaries during the preceding dry season activities.
He said the state government also distributed motorcycles and utility vehicles to extension workers to enhance farmer support services in the 44 local government areas.
The commissioner said the state in collaboration with the federal government had also distributed fertilizer, seeds, chemicals and other inputs to the farmers, to encourage crop production for self-sufficiency.
The government, said this was to provide livelihoods, encourage agricultural activities and enhance wealth creation in the society.
He charged residents to support government policies and programs for sustainable social and economic development of the state.