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Jigawa plants 2.5m trees to battle desert encroachment

Gov. Muhammad Badaru

The Jigawa State Government on Monday, August 31, 2020 began planting of 2.5 million tree seedlings to mitigate the adverse effects of desert encroachment. Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State The 2.5 million assorted tree seedlings were produced during the COVID-19 lockdown. Gov. Muhammad Badaru performed the tree planting ceremony at Andaza Village in Kiyawa Local Government Area (LGA) of ...

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Solar power for rural areas: The Jigawa experience

There is a revolution going on in Jigawa State. In what appears like the original blueprint for the Federal Government’s recently launched operation “Light-Up Rural Nigeria”, Governor Sule Lamido, right from the time he assumed office seven years ago, embarked on an aggressive programme of incubating a rural solar ecosystem. In pastoral communities which normally would never dream of seeing ...

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