Senator Bukar distributes 120 water pumping machines to farmers


Sen. Mustapha Bukar

Sen. Mustafa Bukar (APC-Katsina North) has commenced the distribution of 120 water pumping machines across his constituency to promote irrigation farming.

Malam Safiyanu Daifa, the media secretary to the lawmaker made this known in Daura on Monday while distributing the machines to beneficiaries across the zone.

He said the senator spent N18 million to construct 120 tube wells as well as provide the water pumping machines to ease the difficulties faced by irrigation farmers in the area.

The Katsina north senatorial district is comprised of Daura, Sandamu, Baure, Maiadua, Zango, Dutsi, Mashi, Mani, Ingawa, Bindawa, Kankiya and Kusada councils.

Daifa added that the farmers got both the tube wells and the machines free of charge.

He said 10 tube wells were drilled in each of the 12 Local Government Areas, adding that ‘’each of the tube well costs us…

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