Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has requested electricity consumers in the state to always settle their bills and make use of energy saving bulbs to reduce rate of consumption.
According to the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Abubakar Mu’azu Dakingari, the governor gave the advice while addressing Islamic scholars, traditional rulers and eminent personalities at the palace of the Emir of Gwandu during the weekly Friday special supplication to Allah for tranquility and progress of the society.
He affirmed the commitment of government to sustaining uninterrupted power supply throughout the state which has given Kebbi a leading role in that direction.
Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu further advised parents to inculcate good moral values into their children to protect them from drug addiction and other intoxicants.
He would want the public to immediately report people or presence of strange characters to the nearest security agencies.
In a remark, the Emir of Gwandu Alhaji Muhammad Ilyasu Bashar directed traditional rulers to monitor movement of strangers in their domains.
Alhaji Muhammad Ilyasu Bashar commended the state government for ensuring protection of lives and property of people.
In the course of his visit to Argungu, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu was at the fish farm of the Emir of Argungu Alhaji Sama’ila Muhammad Mera where he praised the emir for being enterprising by engaging in multiple agricultural production.
The governor urged people in the state to emulate the emir by embarking on fish farming to improve their economic wellbeing.
The emir told the governor that he has embarked on commercial agriculture on a large scale and requested the state government to assist farmers with loans and farm input towards increasing yields.
Similarly, the governor this Friday inspected rice fields at Zauro Fadama area near Birnin Kebbi to appraise the impact of this year’s irrigation farming.
Abubakar sadeek reporting