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Emir advocates dredging of River Niger

Emir of Yauri in Kebbi state Dr. Muhammad Zayyanu Abdullahi has called on the Federal Government to fulfill its pledge of dredging River Niger from Baro to Yauri.

Dr. Muhammad Zayyanu Abdullahi who made the appeal while receiving the State  Governor, Abubakar Atiku at his palace in Yauri explained that if the Federal Government dredged the River it would enhance the operations of the inland waterways in the area.

The Emir pointed out that if completed it would improve the Socio-Economic development of people across the state.

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State who said he was in Yauri to commiserate with the people affected by the flood, reiterated his administration’s determination to give the necessary support for dry season farming activities.

The Governor also addressed displaced persons in Ngaski, Yauri Local Government Areas.

Abdul Jibril

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