The Jigawa state government has introduced a programme called a goat multiplication farming programme and to export goats to other countries as a way of eradicating poverty from the state.
The initiative introduced by Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar is expected to bring 18,000 women out of poverty as 47 per cent of the population are women.
According to the report the new goat multiplication scheme is already yielding result.
Some partakers testimonies:
Aishatu Jibrin who was a cap-knitter and has four children benefitted from the goat farming scheme.
Aishatu said her goats have already multiplied.
Indo Dahiru said she now enjoys rearing her goats and watching them multiply.