birds have invaded rice farms in Auyo local government area of Jigawa State.
head of Auyo, Alhaji Umar Muhammad Baffa raised the concern when he received
the chairman of the local government at his palace.
said the annual invasion of the birds had been threatening the rice farmers in
the area causing great loss and decrease in their yield.
birds are capable of destroying the whole farm when ever they descended on it
within 30minutes,” he noted.
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.
that President Muhammad Buhari had launched over N9b Hadejia valley irrigation
scheme in Auyo local government area.
District Head, However, commended the state government commitments and that of
the Federal Government to boost Agriculture through its various agricultural