1 FG trains, empowers 360 poultry farmers in 12 states
2 FG trains, empowers 360 poultry farmers in 12 states
By Muhammad Nasir Bashir
Dutse, Aug. 16, 2022 The Federal Government has trained and empowered 360 poultry farmers in 12 states of the federation.
4 Bello said that 30 poultry farmers were selected from 12 states including Jigawa, to benefit from the exercise.
5 “The12 states were selected in the first phase of the exercise, while the second phase will come up in the next two or three weeks.
8 He explained that at the end of the two-day exercise, which commenced on Monday, each of the benefiaries would be given 100 day-old chicks, two bags of 25kg feeds, two feeders, two drinkers and vaccines.
9 The supervisor added each of the trainees would also be given money to transport the items to his local government area.
11 Bello added that it was also to create jobs and uplift the people’s standard of living.
12 “This excersise is aimed at empowering poultry farmers across the country to be self reliant and employers of labour in order to reduce poverty and unemployment.
13 “And it is our hope that the training will help them expand or set up their farms,” Bello said.
14 A beneficiary, Malam Abdullahi Alhaji, commended the Federal Government for the gesture.
15 “We are happy and grateful to benefit from this training to collect all these starter packs from the Federal Government.
17 “But with this development, it should be a starting point to make poultry farming vibrant in this part of the country,” Alhaji said.