Restoring Argungu fishing festival testimony of improved security, presidency declares

Fri Mar 13th, 2020 - Jigawa

Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Samaila Muhammadu Mera (right); Jigawa State Governor, Abubakar Badaru; President Muhammadu Buhari; Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu; best female farmer of the year, Kulu Kotoko and Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele at award presentation during the grand finale of the Argungu International Agricultural Show and Cultural Festival in Kebbi …yesterday.

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that restoration of the Argungu Agricultural and Fishing Festival after 11 years of its suspension is a manifestation of improved security in the country.

He stated this in his address at the official recognition of the best male and female farmers of the year for which thousands of spectators, including over 30 emirs within and outside the country, converged on Argungu, venue of the ongoing International Fishing and Cultural Festival in Kebbi State.




source: Guardian