Dangote to Establish 80,000 Hectare Sugarcane Plantation in Kebbi

The Dangote Group has concluded plans to establish an 80,000 hectare sugarcane plantations in Kebbi, the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Alhaji Sani Kanya, has said.

Kanya told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Birnin Kebbi that the plantations would be sited in Suru, Bagudo, Koko/Besse and Shanga local government areas.

According to him, the President of the group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote would soon lead a team of experts on sugarcane production to the state, to meet with all stakeholders on the project.

He noted that the plantation would create more than 50,000 jobs to the youths and a flourishing market for sugarcane farmers.

The commissioner said farmers participating in the project would be provided with improved sugarcane seedlings, fertilisers and modern production implements.

NAN recalls that the state government had in April this year allocated the 80,000 hectares of land to the Dangote group for sugarcane production. 

Source:NAN






Related News

Supreme Court Judges Accused Of Corruption Step Down

The spokesperson of Nigeria’s Supreme Court, Ahuraka Isah, on Monday confirmed reports that two SupremeRead More

Any policeman checking vehicle particulars is on illegal duty–AIG

Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprisingRead More

  • Boko Haram Attack, 83 Nigerian Soldiers Missing
  • Sandra Okagbu with Flavour’s daughter,Gabrielle (Photo)
  • Photos: Femi Fani Kayode rearrested by EFCC
  • Man reportedly collapsed after his salary was slashed from N18,000 to N5,000 in Kebbi State
  • Married Policeman Dumped By Girlfriend Hangs Self In Zimbabwe (Graphic Photo)
  • Mr And Miss Albino Contest In Kenya (Photos) 
  • Anambra Governor,Obiano Tries To Kiss His Wife In Public 
  • See The Punishment Edo People Gave To This Greedy Burglar Who Tried To Rob The Same House Twice (Must See)
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Protected by WP Anti Spam