Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has said that his administration will partner with the two sister bodies of animal scientists in Nigeria, the Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN) and the Nigeria Institute of Animal Science (NIAS) to improve livestock and other sectors for the betterment of Bauchi State.
Bala Mohammed gave the assurance during a courtesy visit by the two bodies of the association recently at the Government House, Bauchi.
Governor Bala appreciated the Institute’s decision for choosing Bauchi State as venue of their very important general meeting, saying that Bauchi under his leadership will partner and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure improvement in the livestock sub-sector in addition to addressing the challenges bedeviling the entire agricultural sector.
On his part, the immediate past Tetfund Secretary, Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro expressed his appreciation for the commitment of Governor Bala towards providing good leadership that will facilitate the rapid development of the state.
Professor Bogoro urges the good people of the state to fully support the present administration of Governor Bala for the betterment of Bauchi State and Nigeria.
Also speaking during the occasion, the President of the ASAN, Mr. Raymond Obiajulu Isiandinso, and NIAS President, Prof. B Y. Abubakar OFR in their separate remarks, acknowledged the efforts of Bauchi State government towards livestock production and pledged to support the government to succeed in the sector.