Interesting, the Opon-imo governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is selling hundreds of rams for the coming Eid-El-Kabir, and 648 Muslim faithfull are in tow for this largesse.
The 648 rams breed in the ranch, were acquired from various parts of Nigeria's northern region.
The Osun state government has concluded arrangements to provide about 648 healthy rams for the upcoming Eid-El-Kabir festival. The programme, tagged 'O'RAM' and done through the Selema Oloba Ranch, Iwo, raises highly-fattened rams bred and vaccinated within two months.
The Managing Director of Selema Oloba Ranch, Sola Omidiran, says the 648 rams bred in the ranch were acquired from various parts of Nigeria's northern region. He explained that during the fattening period, animals add 15kg more weight to their system, enhancing their capacity and body shape to provide more beef to consumers.
It will be recalled that the O'Rams and Livestock project is part of the various sectors of the Osun Rural Enterprise and Agricultural Programme O'REAP, a cardinal point of Governor Rauf Aregbesola's six-point integral action plan.