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Governor Masari Promises To Establish Tomato Processing Company In Katsina

MasariGovernor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has promised to establish a Tomato Processing Company to boost irrigation in the state.

Governor Masari who spoke today, Sunday in Mashi at a Town Hall meeting with people of the Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency, said that the company would be established in Danja Local Government Area through a Public Private Partnership (PPP).

The governor said that the decision to establish the company is part of the efforts of his administration to boost irrigation and create job opportunities for the people.

The governor, who saw the initiative as a mean towards preventing rural-urban drift in the state, said that his administration would continue to accord top priority to agriculture to enhance food productivity and guarantee food security.

Meanwhile, the Education Secretary for the Mashi Local Education Authority, Malam Abdullahi Garba, has said that the area is facing dearth of primary school teachers.

Garba appealed to the government to recruit more primary school teachers, rehabilitate the schools and settle promotion arrears of teachers from 2010 to date. [myad]