Ganduje sets up RUGA settlement in Kano


Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has launched the Kano State Rural Grazing Area (RUGA), the first cattle herders’ settlement in the country, where the nomads are to be accommodated for expansive grazing of their flock.

The governor inaugurated the first phase of 25 housing units out of the projected 200, situated on 4,413 hectares of land at Dan-so-shiya Forest in Kiru council area of the state.

Ganduje explained that the measure would effectively resolve the conflict between herdsmen and farm owners in the country.

The governor said his government believes the multi-million naira RUGA project, would turn around the economic statuses of breeders, and provide new sources of revenue for the government.

Aneta Felix

Aneta Felix is a seasoned broadcast journalist and versatile content producer with an interest in reporting on human and gender rights, insecurity, corruption, and development among others. She has over five years of progressive experience, working across online, radio, and TV platforms, reporting the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa state, covering elections across the country and interviewing CEOs of multi-million dollar companies. Aneta is also the producer and presenter of the business documentary program, Startups, on TV360 Nigeria. She is a graduate of International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of Benin and is based in Lagos Nigeria.

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