By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
The Lere Local Government Council Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Buba has promised to send more women groups to participate in the AGRA/NAERLS training on improved rice processing.
He made the promise while speaking at the end of the Batch 3 of the women groups training with Lere inclusive at NAERLS/ABU Zaria.
Buba said that the new techniques he saw has really impressed him and the local government area will definitely sponsor another set of women groups from the area.
According to him, the local government area will henceforth collaborate with NAERLS for training of not only women, but all farmers in the area.
The Council Chairman added that he will support any programme that has to do with agricultural development.
He charged the participants to extend what they learnt during the training to those at home so that the benefit will go round and the economy will improve.
Alhaji Abubakar Buba gave five bags of rice to the women groups as a starter.
In her remarks, the Chairperson Capacity Building Committee of the project, Professor Sarah J. Auta advised them to go back home and form a strong and formidable association in order to better their businesses.
Prof. Auta advised them to teach others what they learnt so that the economic value will double.