- Some farmers in the Koko/Besse and Bagudo local government area of Kebbi have protected two stray elephants
- In appreciation of their kind act, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, the governor of Kebbi, has commended the farmers
- Moreover, Governor Bagudu said that injuring animals would attract the wrath of the law
Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, the governor of Kebbi, has commended farmers resident around river Niger in Koko/Besse and Bagudo local government areas for protecting two stray elephants.
Local officials had prevented the residents from harming the elephants which were first seen at Zaria Kala-Kala village in 2018, Daily Trust reports.
Expressing his appreciation to the farmers during his fact finding tour in the area, Bagudu thanked them for providing the animals with sustenance from their produce.
He said: “I urge all communities in the state to continue to provide information and support until the animals return to their rightful location.”
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Moreover, the governor said that injuring animals would attract the wrath of the law. He also warned the public against illegal killing of wild animals.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the governorship election in Kebbi.
The results was announced at the state collation centre for 2019 governorship election by the collation officer for governorship and state House of Assembly elections, Prof Hamisu Bichi, on Sunday, March 10, in Birnin Kebbi.
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