Bogoro LGA of Bauchi State has commissioned a new modern livestock market with an appeal to the residents of the area to patronize the market to boost the commercial and economic activities.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Executive Council President Hon Iliya Habila said Bogoro’s local government has tremendous livestock potential with over 400,000 head of cattle, goats, sheep and other ruminants.
He reiterated that the livestock market will stimulate income generation for the Council’s people as well as economic growth and other social benefits as people from outside the area will regularly come to do business.
The Council Boss revealed that the new livestock market is equipped with all the necessary facilities, such as functional boreholes, stables, livestock areas, places of worship and space for traders of animal products or feed.
Iliya Habila ordered the residents to join hands with the Council and ensure peaceful coexistence and welcome visitors willing to do real business.
However, he warned that “we must be very vigilant and vigilant against bad elements so as not to use the market as a way to commit crimes. Anyone caught will not be spared in accordance with the law.”
According to the chairman, the market will take place every Monday, calling on traditional rulers to guard against the infiltration of strangers with dubious characters who enter the area.
The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources Barr. Jidauna Tula Mbami, who ordered the market, appreciated the efforts and foresight of the chairman, who said the market will further open up the area to the outside world.
Jidauna Tula stated that the livestock market is a welcome development and will go a long way in providing many solutions for unemployment as new businesses will attract steadily.
In his message of goodwill, a member representing Bogoro in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Hon Musa Wakili Nakwada, described the establishment of a new cattle market in Bogoro as a right step in the right direction as it overcomes the hardships experienced by cattle traders in Bogoro. the surface.
The occasion attracted goodwill messages from the state chairman of Miyetti Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Mangu and Kanke LGAs of Plateau State, as well as key dignitaries across the state, all of whom praised the development that will further promote commercial activity.
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