The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of Abdul-Azeez Muhammad as Special Assistant, Fulani Affairs, to represent Miyetti-Allah, which is an influential cattle association in Nigeria.
The Secretary to the State Government, Isiaka Gold, in a statement issued in Ilorin, the state capital, explained that the appointment was driven by the need to ensure a harmonious relationship between herdsmen, farmers and other segments of the society.
Gold said the appointment would also serve to ease communication between members of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, the government and local farmers in the state.
The decision to appoint a Special Assistant on Fulani Affairs was reached at the enlarged meeting of the State Security Committee held recently.
He congratulated the new appointee and urged him to approach his new assignment with diligence and dedication.
Source: Voice of Nigeria