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Quella birds invade rice farms in Jigawa

Quella birds have invaded rice farms in Auyo local government area of Jigawa State.

District head of Auyo, Alhaji Umar Muhammad Baffa raised the concern when he received the chairman of the local government at his palace.

He said the annual invasion of the birds had been threatening the rice farmers in the area causing great loss and decrease in their yield.

“The birds are capable of destroying the whole farm when ever they descended on it within 30minutes,” he noted.

Baffa appealed to the Federal and the Jigawa State government to engage in fumigation in Auyo local government area and other local governments across the State before it is late.

DAILY POST reported that President Muhammad Buhari had launched over N9b Hadejia valley irrigation scheme in Auyo local government area.

The District Head, However, commended the state government commitments and that of the Federal Government to boost Agriculture through its various agricultural programs.



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