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Kwara state Governor seeks partnership with Fulani leaders on security

The Executive Governor of Kwara state, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq met with the leaders of Fulani community in the state on Monday, August 30. The Governor assured the Fulani people of fair treatment and encouraged them to work with the government and other stakeholders to curb crimes in the state.

Mr AbdulRazaq said: "The Fulani in the Kwara, like other communities in the state, will receive the government's protection and patronage in terms of infrastructure projects and social security programmes. The meeting was attended by Fulani leaders and accredited representatives from the 16 local government areas of the state.

"The last engagement the state government had with Oyo on security has been yielding positive results, and hoping to do same with other boundary states like Ekiti state, he said. The Governor further explained that the second phase of the National Livestock Transformation Programme will commence very soon, and Kwara state is part of the beneficiary states.

Aisha Yusuf, Special Assistant to the Governor on herdsmen, said the Fulani community was solidly behind the present administration due to the quality attention it accords them.

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AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq Ekiti Fulani National Livestock Oyo


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