Buhari to ban importation of rice this year

President Buhari in his New Year speech this morning, disclosed that the Federal government will stop the importation of rice beginning from this year.

”Two years ago I appealed to people to go back to the land. I am highly gratified that agriculture has picked up, contributing to the government’s effort to re-structure the economy. Rice imports will stop this year. Local rice, fresher and more nutritious will be on our dishes from now on” he said

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