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KNSG, Sought Partnership with Netherland Government on Food Security, Climate Change

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By Rabiu Sanusi

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has sought for a diplomatic support of the Kingdom of Neitherlands to accelerate agricultural production and mitigate the impact of climate change in the state.

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Governor Abba Kabir disclosed the proposed diplomatic synergy with the Dutch government on Tuesday when he played host to Ms Eva De Wit, First Secretary Migration at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Nigeria.

The Governor emphasized the impact-driven landmark the Kingdom has recorded on agriculture and climate change in Europe.

According to the release, Governor Abba Kabir who was passionate about the astronomical rate of agricultural development in the Netherlands, expressed his administration’s willingness to cement a partnership for the replication of the recipe in Kano.

Abba Yusuf also has taken the opportunity of the diplomatic visit to roll out some of the initiatives anchored by his administration to refocus the productivity of the youth population in Kano and food security.

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While intimating to the Dutch delegation the level of devastating indices of drug abuse inherited from the immediate past administration, Governor Yusuf said 24 skill acquisition centres have been reopened to gainfully empower the youth.

The Governor added that his government has also reformed and rehabilitated about 713 youths who engaged themselves in thuggery activities through concerted collaboration with the Nigerian Police to curb restiveness in the state.

On her part, Ms De Wit who was also accompanied by the Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration, Mr. Laurent De Boeck pledged to collaborate with the Kano state government in the areas of youth empowerment, food security and climate change.

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