The Zamfara State Government has planted 24,000 trees in some of the Local Government Areas, as part of its campaign against desertification across the state.

The Special Adviser to the State Governor on Directorate of Afforestation, Malam Mansur Khalifa-Kaura disclosed this on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau.

Khalifa-Kaura said that the campaign was part of the state government’s commitment to fight desert encroachment and other environmental challenges in the state.

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