As part of the effort to enhance Agricultural produce Gombe state government has flagged off the distribution of fertilizer to farmers for the 2020 farming year.
Performing the function yesterday at the fertilizer blending plant in Gombe Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya assured government commitment to procure fertilizer for farmers in good time.
He said his administration will not hesitate to do everything possible to ensure that the people benefit from government programme.
Governor Yahaya while emphasizing on the need called on farmers not to relent in keeping peaceful coexistence among themselves but noted that without peace there will be no development.
He warned that government will take decisive action against defaulters who try to truncate the directives made by government.
According to him, government has already constituted a powerful committee to checkmate the sales and distribution of the fertilizer to the people.
He assured farmers of adequate distribution of fertilizer which he said will reach door steps of beneficiaries.
Governor Yahaya who directed the sales of the fertilizer for the rate of N5,000 per bag said is to enhance people livelihood.
He said government procured 20,000 metro tones of fertilizer for the year 2020 to alleviate the suffering of the masses.
The governor warned that his administration will not tolerate violent activities and called on herders and farmers to have relative peace with one another.