Zamfara cotton farmers ready for dry season farming | Dailytrust

Zamfara cotton farmers ready for dry season farming

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The Zamfara State chairman of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), Alhaji Sani Dahiru Gusau, has said farmers in the state are ready for the 2020 dry season cotton farming.

He made the disclosure when he received a national team constituted by the national president of NACOTAN to visit the state for the pilot scheme of the programme this year.

Sani Dahiru described the foresight as a commendable initiative that would boost the nation’s economy.

He said the association in the state would mobilise thousands of cotton farmers for timely preparation for the exercise.

Alhaji Dahiru, who commended the federal government’s commitment to the agricultural sector, especially cotton production, also appreciated the national leadership of NACOTAN under Mr Anebi Achimogu.

Earlier, the national team leader, who is also the national treasurer of the association, Abubakar Sadik Sanyinna, said they were in the state to officially inform the farmers of the pilot dry season cotton farming slated for November this year and ascertain the potential of the state in regards to dry season farming.

According to him, eight states had been selected for the pilot scheme adding that they were impressed by the state’s potential and level of coordination of Zamfara State NACOTAN chapter.

 

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