Jigawa State Government has launched the distribution of cows and goats as an empowerment programme for the nomadic fulani poor households across the state.
The Senior special assistant to Governor Badaru Abubakar on New Media, Alhaji Auwalu Danladi Sankara disclosed this in an interview with Radio Nigeria in Dutse, the jigawa state capital.
He explained that 120 poor fulani people will be empowered with 2 cows each which would be revolved after 3 years for others to benefit.
He further explained that 240 women will also be empowered with 3 goats each and expected to return three goats after 18 months.
Alhaji Auwalu Sankara urged the fulani’s to enroll their children in nomadic schools in the state.
According to him, the state will establish a nomadic junior secondary school next year.
On veterinary clinics, the senior special assistant pointed out that, the state government said it will do its possible best to establish mobile veterinary clinics in addition to the 60 it has established across the state.
Auwalu Sankara added that when established, the nomadic fulani’s who have studied Veterinary studies would be empowered because of their dialect.