• FG denies importing genetically modified rice

    FG denies importing genetically modified rice

    The Federal Government has denied that it had imported and flooded the nation’s markets with genetically modified rice.

    The Director-General of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr Rufus Ebegba, made the position of government known at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja.

    News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that an online news platform had alleged that the Federal Government through a firm had flooded the nation’s market with poisonous GM rice.

    Ebegba said that there was no iota of truth in […]