Food security has been one of the cardinal objectives of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s administration, Borno State ministry of Agriculture embarks on disbursement of assistance to 1000 dry season farming (firgi) in Mafa local government areas.
The Commissioner of of Agriculture and Natural Resources Engr. Bukar Talba, accompanied by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Barr. Bajile M. Musa.
In all the places visited Engr.Talba addressed the group of farmers gathered to benefit from the scheme.
The Commissioner explained that government would establish such farms in all the three senatorial zones. He added that in Central and Northern Borno, which is mostly swampy sorghum will be cultivated while rice will be cultivated in southern Borno.