New Picture (1)Plans are far advanced to transform the cattle market in Buipe in the Northern Region to be improved to meet West African and the world as a whole attraction.

This was disclosed by Buipe chief Abdulai Mahama Jinapor II, at a colourful prayerful Ceremony held in Buipe to ask for God to pour out his grand blessing into the market and all those who patronize the market.

Speaking at the gathering, the chief, Abdullai Mahama Jinapor II said, as a father to fulanis in the area and all those who patronize the market assured the people that he would do his utmost to make them happy.

He hinted that he has spoken with EDAIF (Export Development Agriculture and Investment Fund) officials and has already visited the town and the market.

The final face would include Lorry Park, places of convenience and then guest houses.

The market would be extended and fence. There are so many things to be done to attract the international community.

Malam Hanafi, chairman of national cattle farmer association of Ghana commended the chief for his commitments towards the cattle farmers. On behalf of the association they have embraced the chief?s efforts to turn the Buipe cattle market to meet international standard. He promised that, they will collaborate to see the vision of the chief become reality. Malam Hanafi advised the fulanis in chamber to be law abiding. They should take proper care of their animals and do not destroy crops. They should always try to pursue peace with their crop farmers.

On his part, the agric director for Buipe in the central Gonja, Alhaji Abdul-Mannan Shaikarao also thanked the Buipe-Wura, for his wisdom to turn the market around.

The director said he is in charge of agriculture and therefore has a responsibility to seek peace between cattle farmers and crop farmers. Both of them are important to the nation so we shouldn?t undermine any of them. He appealed to the chief to deal with any situation that comes to the fulanis and the crop farmers. He has suggested a watch dog committee which will include agric staffs, traditional, farmers and fulanis. He concluded by saying we must be fare to all as Ghanaian.

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