Bauchi - The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rulwanu Adamu, has advised farmers in Bauchi State not to dispose of their farm produce immediately after harvesting.
Adamu gave the piece of advice in Bauchi on Sunday while addressing his subjects at his palace after performing the traditional Sallah Durbar.
He expressed satisfaction with the pattern of rainfall so far in the year in spite of floods being experienced in some parts of the state.
The emir expressed optimism that the state would witness bumper harvests in the year and urged farmers to use their farm produce judiciously.
He stressed the need for peace, saying that without peace the country would not witness development.
The emir condemned the activities of hoodlums, popularly known as "Sara Suka", in the state and urged parents to control their children.
"Parents must instil discipline in their children to curb the menace of the hoodlums," he said.