ROUTINE HELICOPTER SPRAY OF PESTICIDE TO STAMP – OUT QUILER BIRDS, OTHER PESTS ON KEBBI FARMS COMMENCES
Ever since Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu became the governor of kebbi state, Agriculture has been his top permost priority. It has become a known tradition in Kebbi state to spray pesticide on our farms annually.
Moreover, at the flag – off of the spray, the Kebbi state Ministry of Agriculture through its Permanent Secretary Mr. Joel Aiki thanked His Excellency Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for his quick response to the request for this spray tabled to him by the the said Ministry. It will thus, commence on Thursday, 28th May, 2020
Interestingly, a renowned company in the spray of pesticides Exiel Security Company Ltd will be the one to do the work. It was tested and trusted. The spray will take at least one week, and will cover eighteen (18) local governments endowed with the Fadama land across the state. Seven (7) local governments providing safe havens to the birds will also be covered. These are: Birnin Kebbi, Argungu, Augie, Bagudo, Koko, Shanga and Yawuri.
Finally, residents of the affected areas are advised not to eat insects and birds found lying dead or about to die. They should however, not to panic or be scared by the hovering Helicopter and cacophony of noise that will emanate from it.
Aliyu Bandado Argungu
Coordinator/Senior Special Assistant (New Media)
To the Executive Governor of Kebbi state