Determined to boost domestic rice production and sustain the tempo of its agricultural revolution, do you know that the Buhari administration has approved and released the sum of N10.7bn for the completion of 10 rice mills in 10 states?
The 10 rice mills have a combined capacity of 320 Metric Tons, and are located in Jigawa, Kano, Adamawa, Niger, Kaduna, Gombe, Ekiti, Ogun, Bayelsa and the Federal Capital Territory. Work on the construction of these mills have reached an advanced stage, and the funds will help to complete them.
This was made known by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar on Thursday, September 15, 2022 during the 45th regular meeting of the National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development in Jos the Plateau State capital. Surely, this will even create thousands of new jobs for Nigerians.
Yes, Nigeria is on track!