Jigawa Recruits 270 Herders, Establishes 200 Nomadic Schools


Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru
Abubakar approved the recruitment of 270 herdsmen as
additional teachers in the nomadic schools in the state.
This was contained in a press statement signed, and
made available to Oniftv in Dutse by the special
adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, Alhaji
Habibiu Nuhu Kila, who said: “the governor approved the
establishment of 200 additional nomadic schools across
the state”.
Alhaji Habibu Nuhu Kila explained that the governor gave
the approval in a meeting with Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore’ a
socio-cultural Fulani organization at government house
Dutse, adding that “the governor reaffirmed his
commitment of improving and expanding qualitative
nomadic education to the herders in all parts of the state.
According to the statement “200 nomadic schools would
soon be established in addition to about 400 across the
state, also 270 herders would be recruits as teachers, 10
from each of the 27 local government areas of the state”.
He stated further that, during the governor’s recent
working visit to the Netherlands, “plans are underway to
expand the existing cattle routes and grazing reserves
which will provide enough all year grass for the nomadic”.
He, therefore, called on the association to support the
government in the fight against negative vices among the
Fulani especially youths who are engaged in criminal
In his part, the chairman of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore’ a
socio-cultural Fulani organization, Alhaji Adamu Hadejia
commended the efforts of the state government in
maintaining peace among its people in the state.
The Fulani organization chairman promised to assist the
government to fish out criminals among them, he added
that “they will do everything possible to ensure relative
peace coexist between farmers and herders be maintained
and with the support of the Government they will fish out
any criminal among the Fulanis”.