Zaria in Kaduna state has recorded its first rainfall in 2019 . The rainfall began at about 9:50 p.m.
When contacted on phone, a large scale farmer in Zaria, Mr. Musa expressed his happiness.
He advised farmers to get ready for the annual cultivation, adding that it seemed the rains might probably commence early.
He also appealed to farmers to form cooperative societies, to benefit from different government policies and programmes.