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Published On: Tue, Aug 9th, 2016

Hungry Villagers Steal Poisonous Grains in Katsina

LAGOS AUGUST 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Residents of Ladanawa village in katsina state are said to have stolen bags of poisonous grains meant for destruction.
The state Commissioner for Local Government, Abdulkadir Ahmed Zakka, said a truck conveying 300 bags of grains from the state Agricultural and Rural Development Agency (KTARDA) main store to another location for destruction, broke down in the village while on its way.

The hungry villagers came out in their numbers and began to steal from the grains which had poured out of the bags.
Zakka paid a visit to the community appealing to the villagers not to consume the grains and that they should return it immediately so they can be destroyed.
He said that he had instructed security operatives to conduct house to house search and anyone found with the poisonous grains will be punished.

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