Senator representing Sokoto East senatorial district, Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir has commended the Sokoto State Government for initiating a regional cattle ranch project.
In a statement issued in Sokoto fridday from his media aide, Bello Mohammad Anka, he said the project if completed would put to rest the lingering clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state and the region at large.
The statement also noted that it would help improve the low milk Sokoto Gudali cow (a specie of cattle found in the region), and also have for-sale cattle embryos and semen with capacity to turn around the quality of animal husbandry in Sokoto state as well as the neighboring West African countries.
“Spending N3 billion on regional cattle ranch is a good decision to create wealth, employment and security among others, ” the statement noted.
The Senator urged the people of Rabbah local government area, a host community of the project to cooperate with the state government and avail themselves with the golden opportunities offered to them by it.
He also commended the foresight of the present administration in the state and assured his readiness to support the project when and where necessary.