Kano  Awards N2.5bn Contracts for Grazing Reserve Devt – THISDAYLIVE


Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Project (KSADP) has awarded contracts in the sum of N2, 509, 343, 144.10 for the provision of capital projects at Dansoshiya Grazing Reserve in Kiru Local Government Area of the state.

 The infrastructure, which the government said would transform the area into a model grazing reserve, include establishment of 2, 000 hectares of communal grazing and 1, 000 hectares homestead grazing land; construction of earth dam; construction of 25 kilometres perimeter fence, as well as the construction of 20 km access earth road and provision of fire breakers.

Others are the construction of a mosque, a block of three classrooms, a store, a mini market, cattle pen, loading ramp, veterinary clinic and equipment, as well as five solar powered boreholes.

It is estimated that on completion of the contracts, which were awarded to indigenous companies, not less than 20, 000 pastoralist families will settle…

Source: Thisday Newspaper