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Plateau Govt earmarks N250m for establishment of Ranches, sets up locations committee

The Plateau State Government has said that the agricultural Sub-Sector was receiving a boast in this year’s budget with the allocation of the sum of N2,674,850,000.00 to the sub-sector.
The government said one of the major areas of intervention is the establishment and management of ranches which is allocated the sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (N250,000,000.00) only in this year budget.
This was revealed by the State commissioner of Budget and Economic planning Sylvester I. Wallangko during the 2019 state budget breakdown held in the conference hall of cabinet office Jos on Wednesday.
When asked on the location of the Ranches, the commissioner said that a committee was set up by the state government to look into the issue of the establishment and management of Ranches in the state adding that it was only after the report of the committee that the location of the Ranches will be certain.
“A committee has been set up by the Plateau State Government on the issue of Ranches and it is the report of the committee that will show where the Ranches would be located” Said the commissioner.

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