IFAD donates fertilizer, rice seeds to Jigawa flood victims


The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has donated 300 bags of fertilizer and rice seed to 100 victims of the 2018 flooding in Kwatalo village of Kafin Hausa Local Government Area of Jigawa, Mr. Mohammad Umar, the Information Officer in the Area, said on Monday in Kafin Hausa.

He said each of the victims received two bags of NPK, one bag of Urea and 10kg bag of rice seed.
Umar said IFAD’s Planning Officer in the area, Mr. Hassan Jibrin, distributed the farm inputs to the victims on behalf of the State Planning Officer, Mr. Umar Danzomo.

The Information Officer said Danzomo had urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the inputs to enhance their productivity.

The flood disaster had earlier claimed 21 lives in 13 local government areas of the state.