• Nigeria may soon become exporter of rice — CBN Director

    Nigeria may soon become exporter of rice — CBN Director

    The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has stated that with the progress so far recorded through its agricultural financing policies, Nigeria will begin exporting rice to other countries before the end of next year.

    This was disclosed on Tuesday by CBN’s Acting Director, Corporate Communication, Mr. Isaac Okoroafor, during a sensitisation/awareness programme for farmers in Bayelsa State on the apex bank’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, ABP.

    Stating that the CBN’s ABP had started yielding fruits, he said the harvest in rice this year […]