The Bauchi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Jidauna Tula Mbami has counseled the well timed provision of subsidised fertilizer to farmers by the state authorities.
Governor Bala Mohammed flagged off the 2023 farming season in Azare, the headquarters of Katagum Native Authorities Space some days in the past, asserting fertilizer to farmers at subsidised charges.
Talking on the event, the Commissioner urged farmers to be ready for a bumper hervest this yr farming season, as a result of they might entry sufficient fertilizer.
Jidauna stated that the state authorities below the management of Governor Mohammed promised to promote fertilizer for the yr 2023 at N15,000 pet 50kg bag to ensure that farmers to have quick access to the commodity.
He stated the event was to make sure that meals is enough in Bauchi State and Nigeria at giant.
In keeping with the Commissioner, throughout the flag off of the 2023 farming season, the state governor introduced that farming inputs for this yr 2023 can be offered on to farmers to protect towards falling prey to shylock entrepreneurs.
He described Mohammed as the very best governor within the historical past of Bauchi State within the well timed provision of farm inputs to the farmers.
Jidauna promised to work hand in hand with the farmers to make sure that Bauchi State comes first within the nation this yr.
Recall that the governor disclosed that satisfactory fertilizer and farming inputs had been made obtainable to satisfy the rising calls for of farmers throughout the state to make sure meals sufficiency.
The Commisioner referred to as on farmers to plant in keeping with the prediction of Nigerian Meteorological Company (NIMET) of low rainfall in north Japanese a part of the nation this yr.