The Administrator of Haikota sub-zone, Mr. Hamid Yosuf, said that the development programs accomplished in the sub-zone through the coordinated efforts of the people and the Government would reinforce endeavors to achieve food security.
Haikota, 14 February 2011 – The Administrator of Haikota sub-zone, Mr. Hamid Yosuf, said that the development programs accomplished in the sub-zone through the coordinated efforts of the people and the Government would reinforce endeavors to achieve food security.
In a meeting with the inhabitants of the sub-zone, he indicated that numerous terraces and embankments have been constructed in 12 administrative areas in the sub-zone, in addition to the planting of over 40,000 tree seedlings. Mr. Hamid further pointed out that over 3,000 quintals of seeds have been distributed to 2,000 farmers in a bid to put over 13 hectares under cultivation during the rainy season. Besides, over 1,500 hectares of vegetables, 260 hectares of fruits and 120 hectares of moringa and lemon plantations are in good condition, he added.
Noting that there exist factories and projects in the sub-zone that have vital significance at the national level, he called on the farming community to apply modern techniques so as to cope up with the growing developments and opportunities.
Also in line with efforts to expand educational opportunities, modern schools have been constructed in Labanyay and Girasha, and that the construction of a fully-equipped community hospital in Haikota is underway. In this connection, Mr. Hamid highlighted the need for backing up the project. He went on to say that the introduction of mobile phone service and implementation of various development in the sub-zone are making due contribution in improving the people’s living standard.
The participants of the meeting adopted a number of recommendations and resolutions aimed at addressing social problems.