COMMODITY ASSOCIATION TARGETS 20,000 SORGHUM FARMERS FOR ANCHOR PROGRAM IN KEBBI STATE.
The National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers NASPPAN is to engage over 20,000 farmers under its Anchor Borrowers Farming Scheme in Kebbi State.
National Vice Chairman of the Association Hon Muhammad Abubakar Gummi stated this during a meeting with Some Stakeholders at FACAN Secretariat in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State.
He said, arrangements have reached advanced stage to secure funding under an anchor borrower arrangement facilitated by the apex Bank and relevant service providers in the Country.
The National Vice Chairman explained that the measure is aimed at bringing farmers, processors , marketers and other relevant Stakeholders together for enhanced value chain development of sorghum for both domestic and international markets.
On his part, Kebbi State Coordinator of Federation of Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria FACAN Muhammad Hakimi Jiga Sarkin Noma welcomed the idea and advised farmers and marketers from the State to avail themselves of this opportunity noting that Kebbi is a major producer of Sorghum.
He announced that registration forms will be despatched to all the 21 Local Government Areas for data capturing preparatory to the flag off of the scheme in the State.
The meeting was attended by officials of FACAN, representative of farmers, marketers and transporters.
For registration, contact the following persons:
Alh Aminu Sardaunan, Koko Besse. 08036797909
Hon. Abubakar A Warari Gwandu, 08062628491
Alh Abubakar Bala, Kalgo, 08031367575
Hashimu Magaji Argungu, Argungu, 08065128417
Abdullahi Engineer Yauri.08038006399
Aliyu Aliyu, Birnin Kebbi, 07037077548
Muhammad S Pawa. Fakai.08063111922
Ibrahim Isa Basaura. Jega, 08069209598
Alh Abdu Tungar Mai Ruwa, Augie, 08065128417
Usman Muhammad Dole Kaina, Dandi, 08069765606
Bagudu H Tunga, Bunza, 08038309232
Idris Matawalle, Arewa, 08029366032
Abubakar G Kanji, Ngaski, 08131341778
Muhammad Aljannare, Suru, 07035072111
Alh Abubakar Kaoje, Bagudo, 08105992926
Alh Bashar , Danko Wasagu, 08078688655
Abubakar Giron Masa, Shanga, 08165546960
Muhammad Zaure Sakaba, Sakaba,08060661150
Alh Abubakar U Jabir, Zuru, 07066574118
Hassan Alaramma, Maiyama, 07036814243
Muhammad Hakimi Jiga Aliero,08022184666
Kebbi State. 07031516061.