Miyetti Allah hails Tinubu for creating livestock development ministry

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has commended President Bola Tinubu for establishing the Ministry of Livestock Development.

In a statement released on Tuesday in Abuja, the association’s President, Baba Othman-Ngelzarma, said the establishment of the ministry would unleash the potential of the trillion-naira livestock industry.

Othman-Ngelzarma said the ministry intends to generate high-quality and efficient employment opportunities throughout the livestock value chain with the aim of enhancing the Nigerian economy.

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He said, “With this development, MACBAN believes, the hope of the Nigerian pastoralists is now achieved under the Renew Hope Agenda.

“The promise made by President Tinubu to raise the productive capacity of Nigerian agriculture to ensure food security is being fulfilled.

“We as an association had for years been agitating tooth and nail to actualise the creation of a stand-alone ministry to modernise livestock production system in line with global best practices.

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“On behalf of the Chairman and members Board of Trustees of MACBAN, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, and entire members of the Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria across the nation heartily congratulate the President and Commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed forces for this wonderful development.”

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