• Wheat, Rice farmers to benefit from CBN’s N40bn – Buhari

    Wheat, Rice farmers to benefit from CBN’s N40bn – Buhari

    According to reports, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that Nigerian rice and wheat farmers would benefit from a N40 billion fund set aside by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) towards ensuring that the country was able to improve on local food production and feed itself.

    Buhari made the disclosure during his remarks at the annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium tagged ‘Agriculture: Action, work, revolution’ and regretted that the country, which should have been self-sufficient in food still spends much on imports […]