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Tiamin Rice Company Establish 18bn Farm in Bauchi

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Sani Muhammad Sani

Tiamin Rice Limited has established an eighteen billion Naira (18 bn) rice farm in udubu, Gamawa local government area of Bauchi state.

The Managing Director, Tiamin Rice Limited Alhaji Aminu Ahmed Zabi disclosed this during the foundation laying of two blocks of six class rooms at Begu village of Gamawa LGA on Tuesday.

He said the farm is the largest modern farm in Nigeria with ten thousand hectares with a projection to produce 120,000 tons of rice per day and other farm produce like maize.

“The farm is expected to give 120,000 tons per year as well provide employment to our teeming unemployed youth,” He said

He added that the land was fully acquired through the Bauchi state government after payment of N300m as compensation.

The MD Tiamin pointed out that the construction of the classrooms is part of the social responsibility of the company to the community they operate.

Zabi appreciated Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Katagum emirate and District head of Udubu for their support and assistance towards making the project a reality.

Governor Mohammmed who was represented by his senior special assistance on empowerment Mr Khalid Barau lauded Tiamin Rice limited for its corporate responsibility.

“Even during Covit-19 donated over four thousand bags of rice to the Bauchi state government to cushion the effect of Coronavirus.

“The effort of Tiamin Rice limited in the state over 2000 peoples will be employed.

“The construction of two blocks of class and veterinary clinic will directly improve the sociology and economic development of the people of the area,” Barau said.

Meanwhile, at a courtesy call on the district head of Udubu.Alhaji Aminu Mohd Malami,The MD said the farm will employ over 1000 youth from Udubu town as a staff and will be trained in modern farming by professionals from Bangladesh.

He appreciated the warm reception accorded to him by people of Gamawa local government, noting that Udubu town and Zabi have long standing cordial relationship this inform him to recommend for citing of farm in the area.

In his remark, Malami commended the MD Tiamin Rice for citing the large farm project in Udubu town

He maintained that the community and entire people of the state will no doubt benefit from the Tiamin farm Udubu.

Malami however called on the people to embrace modernity which is happening on a daily basis, admonishing the community to take the ownership of the farm for the overall development of the area.

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  1. Yusuf umar sani

    December 19, 2021 at 6:05 am

    Yusuf umar sani dan fillo @gmail.com

  2. Ishaq tahir

    December 21, 2021 at 11:31 am

    I am a engenear I want to join this company of bauchi tiamin rice so iam mechanic diesel generator so i need your help sir thank you for my attention

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ACF hails Gov. Yusuf 50% slash down of school fees, says the move is exemplary

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The Arewa Consultative Forum( ACF) has hail the 50% reduction of school fees for indigent students by the incumbent Governor, of Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf as exemplary and worthy to emulate by other governor’s.

Gov. Yusuf has recently cut down 50% reduction in the registration fee for the 2023/2024 academic session for all Kano State indigenes studying regular courses at the Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano, Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso, Audu Bako College of Agriculture, Dambatta and other state owned tertiary institutions accross the state to cushion  the worsening economic situation people have been going through. 

While reacting to the governor’s initiative, the Chairman of the forum, Dr. Goni Farouk Umar  described the decision as both revolutionary and a hallmark of visionary leadership. 

He noted with delight the Kano State government’s resolve to restore its foreign scholarship programme designed to sponsor 1001 best graduates which demonstrates the government compassion that resulted in the payment of N700million registration fees for 700 Kano State students at the Bayero University Kano. 

The ACF leader noted that both the slashing of the fees in state owned institutions, and the off-setting of the BUK fees would go along way to ease the burden on parents and the students occasioned by the current economic hardship. 

Dr  Umar who describe education as power, and pivot in society’s advancement, prayed for the successful implementation of the government’s pro-poor education policies.

 He also appealed to all sections of the community to support educational development in all facets. 

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Nigeria’s President Tinubu say’s country’s pilgrim who return $80,000 to owner in Saudi is a pride of all.

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President of Nigeria, Mr  Ahmed Bola Tinubu will honour Zamfara pilgrim Hajiya A’ishatu ‘Yan Guru Nahuce who found $80,000 in Saudi Arabia during the last Hajj exercise and return the money to it’s rightful owner. Chairman Zamfara State Hajj Commission, Alhaji Musa Mallaha has revealed.

Mallaha disclosed that the president is overwhelmed by the act of honesty exhibited by the female pilgrim hence he directed the National Hajj Commission to organize a national press conference to interview the woman for record keeping while in Saudi.

When the directives was given by the president according to Mallaha, the woman was already airlifted back to Nigeria adding that arrangements are in top gear to ensure the presidential directives is implemented as soon as possible.

Mr. Mallaha who revealed that president Tinubu expressed delight and pointed out that Hajiya Nahuce has brought respect and honour to her country Nigeria said the commission’s preparation towards the national press conference in Nigeria now will include the State governor, Dauda Lawan keying into the activities.

Mallaha further said that her honesty is a pride to all Muslims accross the globe.

The woman during the last excise stumbled into the money while performing Tawaff at the Ka’abah, she said that she kick the bag of the money to a distance for fear of been trample upon if she bow down to pick it up because of the large crowd. An Arab Pilgrim who saw her action pick the bag and gave it to her thinking that it was hers.

Mrs. Nahuce who was sponsored to Hajj by her son’s revealed that it was her first trip to the holy land.

She further revealed in an interview that, she took the money to the officials of her local government Hajj commission and handed it over. The officials met Saudi Authorities and within few days the owner was found and the money was returned to him.

She commented that she was not aware of the magnitude of her action until she was back home to Nigeria where she understands that the news went viral before her arrival

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Nigerian Army neutralize 7 bandits, comb bush for others in Zamfara

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Nigerian Army neutralized seven Armed Bandits while several others flee with gunshots wounds in the late hours of Monday. 

The bandits in large number according to reliable source attempted to infiltrate and attack the troops at Kango Sabuwa. The gallant troops of Sector 1 Operation Hadarin Daji in conjunction with troops deployed at Forward Operating Base Wanke were steps ahead of them.

This was achieved by the troops in an ambush operation along the route suspected to be used by the Bandits.

The troops Shortly after the encounter proceeds in pursuit of other fleeing wounded bandits, recovered 1 Machine Gun, ammunition and 6 Motorcycles from the armed bandits.

The Commander Joint Task Force Northwest Operation Hadarin Daji, Major General Godwin Mutkut commends the troops for their bravery and resilience in dealing with the Armed Bandits.

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